Recent Announcements..

  • January 18, 2019 – Upcoming AIR systems downtime

    TIDE has a scheduled downtime on Friday, January 18 starting 5:00pm through all day Saturday, January 19.

    TDS has a scheduled all day downtime Friday, January 25  to prepare for the opening of ELPA21 Summative tests.

    Added January 18, 2019
  • November 30, 2018 – Notice for ending support for 2017-18 Secure Browser

    As of November 30, 2018, the 2017-18 AIR Secure Browser will no longer be supported for state assessments. Technology Coordinators will need to ensure that the Secure Browsers are updated to the new 2018-19 version, which can be downloaded at https://wa.portal.airast.org/secure-browsers.stml

    Added November 30, 2018
  • November 26, 2018 – New Secure Browser for MacOS (Action required)

    AIR found a security issue during the testing of the latest version of MacOS 10.14 (Mojave) and MacOS 10.13 (High Sierra). Everyone running on these operating systems must update to the new Secure Browser 10.6. This new browser will work on all versions of MacOS that are currently supported (10.9+).

     

    Note: Schools who are running Mac OS 10.9.x-10.12.x who downloaded Secure Browser 10.5 on or after October 18 are not required to install Secure Browser 10.6.

    Added November 26, 2018
  • October 18, 2018: 2018-19 Secure Browser Available for Download

    The 2018-19 secure browser is now available for download.  The 2017-18 browser will be supported until November 30, 2018.  This will allow you to complete the Smarter Balanced Fall Retake with either browser.

    Added October 19, 2018
  • October 15, 2018 – Upcoming AIR system downtime Reminder

    Test Delivery System – The Test Delivery System has a scheduled downtime all day on Friday, October 19 to prepare for the opening of Smarter Balanced Fall Retake tests.

    The Practice and Training tests and all other AIR systems will remain available during these downtimes.

    Additional dates for downtime for the Test Delivery System are listed below:

    January 25, 2019 – all day downtime to deploy ELPA21 Summative Assessment

    March 1, 2019 – all day downtime to deploy Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment

    April 12, 2019 – all day downtime to deploy WCAS Grade 5 and 8 test

    May 3, 2019 – all day downtime to deploy WCAS High School test

    Monthly Maintenance - The next monthly scheduled maintenance of all AIR systems (TIDE, TDS, ORS, AIRWays Reporting, AVA and DEI) begins on Saturday, November 17 at 6:00 am. All systems will be back online by Sunday, November 18, at 6:00 am.

    Added October 15, 2018
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