Oregon State Testing Problems

In Oregon we have the option of conducting our state achievement testing using an online web based system called TESA. It is produced by a company called Vantage Learning. Recently we have been experiencing problems with the test. The web site that we connect to has been having many technical problems and on Wednesday the Oregon Department of Education announced they were suspending the test until they could get assurances from the vendor that the testing system was going to run properly. If they don't get it working properly, then we are looking at giving paper/pencil tests to all of our students. What fun... You can read more about this in this article from the Oregon Statesman Journal.

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