Archived Announcements

All Archived Announcements

  • Notice:

    All online systems accessed on the DeSSA portal will be down the evening of August 17th for system updates. Work is scheduled to begin at 4 pm.

    Added August 17, 2017
  • ORS Read-Only Mode:

    From Friday, August 18 until Thursday, August 24, ORS will be limited to read-only mode where the generation of new downloadable data files and batch ISRs will be unavailable.

    Added August 17, 2017
  • Notice:

    All systems accessed through the DeSSA portal will be offline 6 a.m. on Friday, August 25 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 27 for system enhancements related to the 2017-2018 school year. All systems for the 2017-2018 school year will be available on Tuesday, August 29.

    Added August 17, 2017
  • TIDE Downtime:

    The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) will be offline until Tuesday, August 22 for system enhancements related to the 2017-2018 school year.

    Added August 14, 2017
  • Chrome 60 Update:

    The Google Chrome browser for Windows updated to version 60 this week, and AIR is making the necessary system changes to allow AIR systems on the DeSSA Portal to be accessed using this browser. The update will be made shortly, but in the interim, please consider using Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer if you are having issues accessing any AIR systems (e.g. AVA).

    Added August 10, 2017
  • Updates to Secure Browsers:

    Updates will soon be available for the following secure browsers. These updates are not mandatory, however they are recommended so that schools are using the most current version:

    • IOS Secure Browser – available in the App store by Friday, August 11
    • Secure Browser for Chrome OS – available in the Google Play store by Monday, August 7
    Added August 9, 2017
  • Notice: The Score Interpretation Guides for the Smarter and DCAS family reports and the DCAS Alt-1 family reports are now posted to the portal.  These guides are useful for understanding the 2016-17 score reports.

    Added August 9, 2017

Students & Families

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Smarter ELA & Mathematics

  • Chrome 60 Update:

    The Google Chrome browser for Windows updated to version 60 this week, and AIR is making the necessary system changes to allow AIR systems on the DeSSA Portal to be accessed using this browser. The update will be made shortly, but in the interim, please consider using Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer if you are having issues accessing any AIR systems (e.g. AVA).

    Added August 10, 2017

DCAS Science

  • Chrome 60 Update:

    The Google Chrome browser for Windows updated to version 60 this week, and AIR is making the necessary system changes to allow AIR systems on the DeSSA Portal to be accessed using this browser. The update will be made shortly, but in the interim, please consider using Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer if you are having issues accessing any AIR systems (e.g. AVA).

    Added August 10, 2017

Technology Resources

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