Recent Announcements

  • Secure Browser 2020-21

    The 2020-21 Secure Browsers are now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems on the Secure Browser page.

    Note: Mobile Secure Browsers (ChromeOS and iOS/iPadOS) have not been released for the 2020-21 administration. Once the 2020-21 Mobile Secure Browsers are available for download, an update will be posted to the portal. The 2019-20 Mobile Secure Browsers will be available until August 31st. Android will no longer be supported after August 31st.

    Added July 1, 2020
  • Reporting Downtime

    Reporting will be inaccessible during the scheduled downtime of July 25 to August 2, 2020.

    Added June 15, 2020
  • Rebranding to Cambium Assessment, Inc. (CAI)

    The North Dakota State Assessment portal will be updated on June 15, 2020 to reflect acquisition of the student assessment division at American Institutes for Research (AIR) by Cambium Learning Group.  All references to the American Institute for Research will be updated to Cambium Assessment, Inc. (CAI). Updates will include:

    • The NDSA portal URL will be updated to
    • The North Dakota Service Desk email address will be updated to Help desk hours and phone number will remain the same.
    • AIRWays reporting will be renamed Reporting.
    • All system URLs will be updated (TIDE/TDS/Reporting)
    • Existing 2019-20 user guides/manuals will be updated to reflect new branding. 2020-21 will be released later in the year.

    Please contact the NDSA Service Desk with any questions.

    Added June 12, 2020
  • NDSA Training Tests

    The NDSA Science training test is now live.

    Added February 13, 2020
  • Reminder

    Sign-up to receive an email notification when new resources or announcements are posted on the NDSA portal. Click Register for email updates in the top right corner of the portal homepage.

    Added January 30, 2020
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