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This portal is your source for information about the Hawai‘i State Alternate Assessments (HSA-Alt).

Recent Announcements

  • The HSA-Alt Spring 2018 Test Administration Manual and the HSA-Alt Spring 2018 Test Coordinators Manual have been posted to the Resources section of the HSA-Alt portal website. TAs and TCs may access the manuals by clicking on Resources >> Test Administration >> Online Administration.

    Added November 22, 2017
  • Test and technology coordinators at schools using Macs for Smarter Balanced testing should not update their test devices to Mac OS High Sierra, as the Secure Browser will not work with this OS.  Test coordinators should immediately inform their technology coordinators and teachers using Macs for administering either the summative or interim assessments that they should not update their operating system, otherwise, the current secure browser will not work.  An announcement will be made through the Assessment News when an updated, compatible browser is available. REMINDER: Operating systems that become available but do not appear on the Supported Browsers page on the portal are not supported. Do not upgrade to new operating systems on computers that will be used to administer online assessments without ensuring the updates meet the required specifications.

    Added October 10, 2017
  • The updated Secure Browser for Linux operating systems is now available: http://alohahsap.org/HSA/browsers/

    Added September 18, 2017
  • Student scores for the HSA-Alt Spring 2017 ELA and Math operational assessments are now available in the Online Reporting System (ORS). The updated cut scores for all HSA-Alt assessments are available here and the updated Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs) for the ELA and Math assessments are available here for ELA and here for Math. State Aggregates will be displayed once they have been calculated.

    Added August 1, 2017
  • The updated Secure Browser for Hawaii SY 2017-2018 assessments will be available to schools beginning July 31st. The updated Secure Browser for Windows and Mac OS X computers will be available on July 31st. The updated Mobile Secure Browser for Mac iOS and ChromeOS devices will be available in the respective app stores by August 15th. AIR is continuing development of the updated Secure Browser for Linux operating systems and updated Mobile Secure Browser for Android devices. Further updates regarding their release date will be provided in early August via announcements and in the Assessment News. Updated Secure Browsers will be available on/after the listed dates at the HSAP Secure Browsers page on the HSAP Portal: http://alohahsap.org/HSA/browsers/.

    Added July 26, 2017
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