Superintendent's Digest


Performance Office


NOTICE: The following are pre-COVID communications. Return to the main page for the most recent information.

Connecticut Summative Assessment Calendar for 2020-21 and Connecticut SAT School Day Digital Transition (February 26, 2020)

Increasing participation in rigorous coursework (February 5, 2020)

Justification for School Districts Exceeding the 1.0 Percent Threshold for Students Participating in the Alternate Assessment in 2018-19 (November 1, 2019)

Summer Melt Research Study – High school participation is strongly encouraged (November 1, 2019)

Lexile and Quantile Measures (July 15, 2019)

Connecticut Summative Assessment Calendar for 2019-20 (June 13, 2019)

FAFSA Completion Data (June 6, 2019)

Next Generation Accountability—Measuring Arts Access (May 21, 2019)

Educators with Active Endorsements – A New EdSight Secure Report (April 5, 2019)

English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses and Graduation Rate (February 14, 2019)

Advanced Placement  (AP) Potential (January 22, 2019)

Noncertified Staff Data Collection Application 2018-19 (November 5, 2018)

2017-18 Next Generation Accountability System Updates (October 9, 2018)

Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment Test Administrator's Manual (September 14, 2018)

Summative Assessment Calendar for 2018-19 (June 19, 2018)

2017-18 Summative Assessment Testing Window Extended to June 8 (May 21, 2018)

EdSight Secure - School-Level Access Now Available (March 29, 2018)

Connecticut SAT School Day – Guidance for Weather Related Issues (March 20, 2018)

Next Generation Science Standards Alternate Assessment (February 13, 2018)

Launch of Early Indication Tool for Grades 1 to 6 (January 30, 2018)

Statewide Student Information System Survey (December 22, 2017)

AP Potential - increasing access to Advanced Placement courses (December 19, 2017)

Connecticut Writing Portfolio Guides for the Assessment of Writing in Grades K-2 (November 2, 2017)

Connecticut State Department of Education's (CSDE) portal — EdSight (September 14, 2017)

Gifted and Talented Education: Survey of Identification and Service Practices (June 15, 2017)

Important updates and reminders about data collections and reporting (May 19, 2017)

2017 Next Generation Science Standards assessment pilot (March 21, 2017)

Annual administration of statewide summative assessments for spring 2017 (January 30, 2017)

Timeline of changes to statewide science assessments (December 13, 2016)

Read the latest Student Assessment news 

Important information on state summative student assessments in 2016-17 (July 8, 2016)

Data collection and reporting updates/reminders (June 14, 2016)

Kindergarten assessment (May 2, 2016)

Increased flexibility for the Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment (April 26, 2016)

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