2016 Pretest Summary

Pretests with posttests are recognized by the Ohio Department of Education as one method to document student gain (up to 42.5%), along with the observations conducted against teaching standards (up to 42.5%) and additional measurements collected by instructors and other local district staff (up to 15%). Continue reading

WebXam Calendar Deadline Extensions

CETE and the Ohio Department of Education want to announce a deadline extension for two key WebXam testing dates by one week.

  • The last day for students to take 2015-2016 field tests has been moved from May 6, 2016, to May 13, 2016.
  • The last day for CETE to provide final scores with pass/fail indications for field-tested EOC Tests with sufficient participation has been moved from May 27, 2016, to June 3, 2016. Tests not meeting the participation requirements may require an additional year of field testing.

These date extensions will allow school districts more time to present material before testing.

To learn more about upcoming dates please visit the WebXam Calendar.

WebXam Text-to-Speech

What is WebXam Text-to-Speech?

WebXam provides online testing for tens of thousands of students every year. Students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP) may require assistance that WebXam must accommodate. A common IEP accommodation is that a student may have a reader available while taking the test. In these situations, a proctor reads the test material to the student. Continue reading