Take-a-Test App Error on Student Login Page: UpdateJan 30, 2023
The latest version of the Microsoft Take-a-Test App can now be used for student testing, with the exception of students who require text-to-speech. We intend for text-to-speech functionality to be restored to the Take-a-Test App by the opening of the Spring FSA ELA and Algebra 1 Retake testing window on Monday, 2/20. Students requiring text-to-speech may test on the Secure Browser or an alternate device. Please continue to check the portal announcements for updates.
Spring/Summer 2023 Test Administration ManualJan 26, 2023
The Spring/Summer 2023 Test Administration Manual is now available on the Teachers & Test Administrators and Assessment & Technology Coordinator pages, along with additional administration resources. This manual contains policies and instructions for FSA Retakes, Science, EOCs, and FCLE.
macOS 13 is now supported for Florida Statewide AssessmentsJan 9, 2023
macOS 13 is now supported for Florida Statewide Assessments. Please ensure automatic updates are disabled and check the Supported Devices page before upgrading devices. For macOS 13, users must download and install the new Secure Browser 15.5, available on the Secure Browser page. There are now three Secure Browsers for macOS support:
• SB 12.5 for macOS 10.15
• SB 15 for macOS 11.6 to 12
• SB 15.5 for macOS 13
Florida Reporting SystemDec 15, 2022
The Florida Reporting System will be offline from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EST.
Scientific Calculator and 4-Functions LinksDec 5, 2022
The Scientific Calculator and 4-Function links have been updated as follows:
Scientific Calculator: https://desmosforassessment.cambiumtds.com/TDSCalculator.html?mode=tds_dc_scirestricted
4-Function Calculator: https://desmosforassessment.cambiumtds.com/TDSCalculator.html?mode=tds_dc_basicrestricted
Users and students can also access the calculators in the Resources page of the portal.
iPadOS 16.1 is now supported for Florida Statewide AssessmentsNov 21, 2022
iPadOS 16.1 is now supported for Florida Statewide Assessments. Please ensure automatic updates are disabled and check the Supported Devices page before upgrading devices.
Florida Civic Literacy ExamNov 18, 2022
Due to a system upgrade, results for tests taken between Wednesday, November 23 and Sunday, November 27 will be reported in the Florida Reporting System (FRS) on Monday, November 28. Postsecondary students who take the FCLE during this time period will still be able to view their results within the Test Delivery System upon completing the test.
Now Available in the Google Web StoreOct 31, 2022
Cambium Assessment (CAI) and Google released an updated SecureBrowser on Oct. 29 to resolve the SecureBrowser not loading or not initializing on ChromeOS devices. Please use the Google Admin Console to ensure this update (v. 188.8.131.52) has been pushed out to all your devices.
General TA Certification CourseAug 2, 2022
The General TA Certification Course and addendum document are now available by clicking the the TA Certification Course card on both the Teachers & Test Administrators and Assessment & Technology Coordinators pages. This course shows test administrators how to administer online assessments and the addendum document explains important policies for Florida statewide assessments.
SecureTestBrowser8 is now availableAug 1, 2022
SecureTestBrowser 8 is now available for iPadOS and ChromeOS. Testing devices must be updated to the latest version of the SecureTestBrowser by Monday, August 15, 2022. See the Supported Devices page on the Technology Guides for more information. Please note, SecureTestBrowser 7 will no longer be supported beginning Monday, 8/15.