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2023-24 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/11/23–2/23/24
Spring: 3/11/24–5/3/24

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Lisa Hampe, Bureau of Special Education Advisor
Lynda Lupp, Statewide Special Education Assessment Coordinator

Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education
Pennsylvania Alternate Assessment Help Desk

Additional Information

· The 2023-24 PASA DLM testing window closed on May 3, 2024.
· Score reports will be available to PASA ACs electronically in the Kite Educator Portal beginning June 18, 2024.
· Printed copies will be mailed to schools beginning July 26, 2024. The testing location must provide the color copy to the parents/guardians and ensure the LEA is provided with access to their student’s score reports.
· PASA ACs should also ensure that teachers have access to their student(s) individual score reports. This may include notifying teachers of their availability electronically in the portal or as a hard copy. 
· The 2024-25 PASA DLM testing window will run from March 10-May 2, 2025. The instruction and assessment calendar to include all related training and due dates will be available soon.


Resource Category
Content Area

Parent Interpretive Guide for Year-End Model States for Pennsylvania (pdf)
information about DLM assessment results and individual student reports

Parent Interpretive Guide (en Español) for Year-End Model States for Pennsylvania (pdf)
información sobre los resultados de las evaluaciones DLM y los informes individuales de estudiantes

Parent Notification Letter for Year-End Model States (docx)
notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science

Parent Notification Letter (en Español) for Year-End Model States (docx)
carta de notificación para los distritos examinándose en Matemáticas, Artes del Idioma Inglés, y Ciencia
[notification letter for districts testing in Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science]