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Updates on Testing - Science

  • The investigations are designed to be embedded into instruction and not be treated as a
    stand-alone test
  • The investigations are aligned with the 3 dimensions of the NYSSLS
  • Students work in pairs and independently
  • Schools may decide on a local level how to use the student performance data
  • Students should complete the required investigations before the written exam exam window
  • At least 15% of the written test questions will be based on the new investigations
  • Supports / accommodations in an IEP or 504 Plan will be provided while completing the