Archived Announcements

All Archived 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 Assessments Cancelled for 19-20

    All state-wide assessments for accountability have been canceled for the 2019-2020 school year.  This includes the NDSA Mathematics, ELA, and Science assessments for grades 3-8 and 10.  If you have any questions concerning this, please contact the ND Department of Public Instruction Assessment Office.

    Added March 23, 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
  • Reporting Replaces Online Reporting System

    Reporting has replaced the Online Reporting System (ORS). Student results from the 2016-2019 administrations have been migrated to Reporting. All student reports will be available in Reporting moving forward. There is a User Guide and tutorials that introduce Reporting’s streamlined interface and answer commonly asked questions. If you have any questions, please contact the NDSA Helpdesk.

    Added January 30, 2020
  • Cambium Assessment

    The student assessment division at American Institutes for Research (AIR) has been sold to Cambium Learning Group.  Cambium Assessment will be the new name of the organization and will be effective January 1, 2020

    Added January 7, 2020
  • Training Test

    The training test is now live on the portal.

    Added October 17, 2018

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