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Braille Requirements and Testing Manual /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/Braille_Reqs_Manual_2017-2018_VT.pdf
Updated October 02, 2017
This manual includes information about supported operating systems and required hardware and software for Braille testing.  It provides information on how to configure JAWS, navigating an online test with JAWS, and how to administer a test to a student requiring Braille.
Smarter Balanced Braille Options for 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/SBAC-braille-options-2017-18-flier.pdf
Updated October 16, 2017
An overview of the Braille options in the 2017-2018 Smarter Balanced administration.
Sample BRF File /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/brfsample.brf
This is a sample BRF file to help configure settings for Braille software.
Sample PRN File /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/prnsample.prn
This is a sample PRN file to help configure settings for Braille software.
Technology Coordinator Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Technology_Brochure_2018-2019.pdf
This brochure provides a quick overview of the basic system and software requirements needed to administer the online tests.
Voice Pack Installation Guide (for Windows) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/Voice_Pack_Install_2017-2018_VT.pdf
Updated September 15, 2017
This guide provides information for downloading the NeoSpeech Voice Pack from TIDE. This voicepack can be used on Windows machines for English text-to-speech and audio glossaries.
Operating System Support Plan /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_EOL_2018-2019.pdf
Updated July 31, 2018
This document outlines the supported operating systems during the upcoming test administration and following years. This plan helps districts and schools manage operating system deployments based on the support timelines.
Secure Browser Installation Manual /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Secure_Browser_Installation_Manual_2018-2019.pdf
Updated August 10, 2018

This manual provides instructions for downloading and installing the secure browser on supported operating systems used for the following Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments:

  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics
  • Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics
  • Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA)
System Requirements for Online Testing /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_System_Requirements_2018-2019.pdf
Updated July 30, 2018
This document outlines the basic technology requirements for administering an online assessment, including operating system requirements and supported web browsers.
Technical Specifications Manual for Online Testing /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Tech_Specs_Manual_2018-2019.pdf
Updated July 30, 2018
This manual provides technology staff with the technical specifications for online testing, including information on Internet and network requirements, general hardware and software requirements, and the text-to-speech function.