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Frequently Asked Questions

Utah Test Ordering System (U.T.O.S.)

Question: I have a question. What do I do?
First, review this FAQ. You may search this page for keywords using Control-F on your keyboard.

Question: How do I get a username / password for the test ordering system?
You should see your LEA manager or Charter School Principal. Everyone who has access has been notified on or before 9/15/05 If you are an administrator or a principal please contact Moore, Sarah

Question: How do I get more info on UTOS?
Review the UTOS Users' Guide 3.0


Question: What is Iowa?
The Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) is a battery of nationally standardized, norm-referenced achievement tests designed to measure students achievement in the areas of reading, language arts, mathematics, science and social studies at grades K-12

Question: Where can I get more information?
Please visit USOE Iowa Page or Iowa FAQ


Question: What is the NAEP? (The National Assessment of Educational Progress)
The No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law in January 2002 and reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. Under this legislation, the Commissioner of Education Statistics is to conduct national and state NAEP assessments at least every two years in reading and mathematics in grades 4 and 8.

Question: Is participation in the NAEP voluntary?
Federal law specifies that NAEP is voluntary for every student, school, school district, and state.

Question: Does the NAEP report individual or school-level scores?
No. information is not available at these levels.

Question: Where can I get more information?
Please visit here or here or contact Angela Battaglia.


Questions about using the CBT system should be directed to Measured Progress at (877) 934-8378 or mptechhelp [at] measuredprogress [dot] org (E-mail).


Question: What is UTIPS?
The Utah Test Item Pool Service. (UTIPS)

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Question: Who is "USOE Assessment"?
USOE Stands for Utah State Office of Education, Assessment Section. Assessment section is responsible for preparing, distributing and collection results of various assessments across the state of Utah.

Question: I am having problem with COGNOS. What should I do?
COGNOS LINK. If you have any trouble please contact Jensen, Murry. Remember COGNOS is only for educators, not for public access.

Question: How do I find what I'm looking for?
1. The left menu structure is divided into appropriate sections that allow immediate access.

All informational pages concerning our assessments are listed in an alphabetical order on top.

The pages for our Reports/Results for all of these assessment condensed into one page for easy access and referral.

The specific pages for certain groups listed at the bottom.

2. You may use the search function of our site located on the top right. 3 - Feel free to contact the appropriate section leader for the content you're looking for.

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