The Assessment Correction Engine (ACE) interface
will be available to all districts from August 7 through August 21 at the ADE Data
Center. Districts MUST
use ACE to certify assessment data and MAY
submit documentation to remove eligible students from their denominator for
expected to test. All data must be certified by the district superintendent no
later than 5:00 p.m., August 21, 2023.
The School Performance Unit will provide an “ACE”-ing Test Corrections session for district and school-level staff on August 2nd at 10:00 AM. Register now using the
Superintendents must log in to CERTIFY their district’s data. However,
the superintendent may designate someone to make corrections on their behalf.
Districts are strongly encouraged to review their participation rate data
(percent tested) and enter any needed Reason Not Tested (RNT) codes and
documentation as early as possible. Only data for the 2022-2023 school year can
The resulting post-appeal accountability
information will become part of the data incorporated in the accountability
plan required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). DESE will use the data
in the ESSA School Index, School Performance Report Card, and
Rewards/Recognition calculations. Please use this time to make sure the data
Contact the School Performance Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (501) 683-1024 for more information regarding assessment corrections.