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2021 Fall Start Strong Administration Key Dates

English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, and Science

Activity Who Completes Activity Date
Electronic Copies of the Administration Manuals Available Online Start Strong Vendors By August 4, 2021
Initial Upload of Student Registration/Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP) Data in the Assessment Administration Platform Districts Starting August 16, 2021
Create/Edit Sessions Districts Starting August 16, 2021
Infrastructure Trial Begins Districts August 23, 2021

Additional Order Window Begins

All paper-based assessment materials must be ordered through the additional order process.

Districts Window opens August 23, 2021
Prepare Sessions Districts Starting September 10, 2021
Computer/Paper-Based Testing Window New Jersey Department of Education/Districts September 13 to October 22, 2021
Deadline to Transcribe Paper Tests to TestNav and Mark Tests Complete Districts October 22, 2021
Deadline to Confirm Responsible/Accountable Organizations, Update Not Tested Code/Reason, Void Tests and Resolve Duplicate Valid Attempts Districts October 29, 2021
Deadline for Demographic Updates and Additional Clean-Up Activities Districts October 29, 2021

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