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110230950250000Carolyn Wenz Elem School110230950252006JeremyLarsonSuperintendent2174663050jlarson@paris95.k12.il.us
Our chromebooks need repaired.
Yes2501500FrontierFiber1 GB
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500821150020000Whiteside Middle School500821150021001MonicaLaurentPrincipal(618) 641-6058monica.laurent@wssd115.org
Our bandwidth recently increased to 250, but many of our switches are 10/100.  Until the switches are replaced with 10/100/1000, we have slow connectivity if multiple devices are in use simultaneously.
Yes12007500ATTASE250
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450670050260000Rogers Elem School450670050262004JohnSchmiegCurriculum Coordinator618-939-3453jschmieg@wcusd5.net
WCUSD #5 does not possess the network or technology personnel needed to devote the hours it takes to prepare for and administer thousands of online tests.  We have two technicians who cover five district buildings.  The 500 Mb bandwidth would require us to stagger the testing, thus stretching it out for a month and a half.  This is disruptive to the learning environment of our students.  In addition, we do not have access points in each classroom.  Teachers often have to stagger their online instruction time to ensure the technology will function.
Yes18009000Harrisonville Telephone CompanyFiber500 Mb
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450670050260000Gardner Elementary School450670050262005JohnSchmiegCurriculum Coordinator6189393453jschmieg@wcusd5.net
WCUSD #5 does not possess the network or technology personnel needed to devote the hours it takes to prepare for and administer thousands of online tests.  We have two technicians who cover five district buildings.  The 500 Mb bandwidth would require us to stagger the testing, thus stretching it out for a month and a half.  This is disruptive to the learning environment of our students.  In addition, we do not have access points in each classroom.  Teachers often have to stagger their online instruction time to ensure the technology will function.
Yes18009000Harrisonville Telephone CompanyFiber500 mb
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450670050260000Waterloo Junior High School450670050261001JohnSchmiegCurriculum Coordinator6189393453jschmieg@wcusd5.net
WCUSD #5 does not possess the network or technology personnel needed to devote the hours it takes to prepare for and administer thousands of online tests.  We have two technicians who cover five district buildings.  The 500 Mb bandwidth would require us to stagger the testing, thus stretching it out for a month and a half.  This is disruptive to the learning environment of our students.  In addition, we do not have access points in each classroom.  Teachers often have to stagger their online instruction time to ensure the technology will function.
Yes18009000Harrisonville Telephone CompanyFiber500 mb
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170540230260000Mount Pulaski Elem School170540230262002HeatherFrickeTechnology Coordinator217-792-7220hfricke@mtpulaski.k12.il.us
We would like to test the 8th and 7th grade online this year using the 20 desktop computers. This would require a rotational schedule which we are okay to do if the historical requirement to test everyone in the same subject at the same time can be waived.

The tablets are iPads. We do not have keyboards. Test literature has historically indicated that students on iPads without keyboards are at a disadvantage due to the on-screen keyboard taking up half of the screen. Surely, the state would not want our students to be at a disadvantage before even reading one test question.

We are requesting to test grades 3-6 on paper this school year. This is an improvement from whole school testing on paper as we did last year.
Yes2000234comcastfiber200meg
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240320750020000Braceville Elem School240320750022001JohnWilliamsenDirector of Technology708-954-6160jwilliamsen@bes75.us
The wireless infrastructure needs improvement and we have difficulty maintaining a constant connection to the internet.   The District's internet bandwidth also needs to be upgraded to a faster connection.
Yes0175031Media ComCable30 meg Download and 13 meg upload
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400310100260000Greenfield Elem School400310100262003KevinBowmanSuperintendent217-368-2447kbowman@greenfieldschools.org
Our current bandwidth prevents us from successfully testing online.  We are waiting on E-rate funding to support a fiber upgrade to Greenfield Elementary School.  We did receive the ISBE matching portion of the grant.  Our goal is to be able to test online in 2019-2020.
Yes1520600FrontierDSL23 download / 1 upload
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410570150030000Lewis-Clark Elem School410570150032002PatrickAndersonSuperintendent6188306222panderson@wrh15.org
Outdated Cisco Wireless that has been deemed at "End of Life" by Cisco.
Yes00570Chartercable150 meg (LCE/LCJH Campus) 50 meg (Hartford Campus)
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410570150030000Lewis-Clark Jr High School410570150031001PatrickAndersonSuperintendent6188306222panderson@wrh15.org
Outdated Cisco Wireless that has been deemed at "End of Life" by Cisco.
Yes001000ChartercableLCE/LCJH 150 Meg
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410570150030000Hartford Elem School410570150032004PatrickAndersonSuperintendent6188306222panderson@wrh15.org
Outdated Cisco Wireless that has been deemed at "End of Life" by Cisco.
Yes00250CharterCable50 meg
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030250300260000Dieterich Elem School030250300262002KathyPattenaudeElementary Principal217-925-5248kpattenaude@dieterichschools.org
We have 2 labs and 2 chromecarts available for testing the following students:
3rd grade - 59
4th grade - 46
5th grade - 41
6th grade - 41
7th grade - 43
8th grade - 42
At this time we are in the process of working with an organization to provide 2 additional chromecarts which would be available for testing. They will not be available yet this spring. We are anticipating being able to fully test on-line by 2020. We request that our 3rd and 4th grade students have paper/pencil tests for the spring of 2019.
Yes500600Montrose Mutualfiber optic, high speed internet100
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130141415020000St Rose Elem School130141415022001ErickBaerSuperintendent618.526.7484ebaer@strosedistrict14-15.com
We have a limited number of operational devices to be able to test students in a reasonable amount of time during the testing window.  We also have limited bandwidth to the school that inhibited the number of students who could test last year at the same time.  Scheduling the assessment so that we have enough devices and bandwidth would maximize the testing window and then some.
Yes00950Wisper ISP2-40GB Lines80GB
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260343170040000Carthage Middle School260343170041006DanielleWhiteDistrict Technology Coordinator217-357-3914dwhite@cesd317.org
We are in the process of updating our network at the school so our access points can withstand the amount of devices connected. Our current problem is that when a class connects to an access point, we have students that are constantly getting kicked off the network because it cannot withstand the amount of devices. We have updated our computer labs at the Middle School that have the desktop computers but are now fundraising to be able to update each classroom. Our goal is to have this project complete by the 2019 school year.
Yes760520MTC Communications Inc.Fiber150 mbps
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280061150020000Lincoln Elem School280061150022004RobertBimaTest Administrator815-875-1164rbima@pes115.org
Lincoln School itself has 125 Chromebooks and 0 tablets available for assessment testing and 100 mbps of bandwidth. Devises cannot be moved between buildings. Lincoln has a limited number of devices which makes using them for testing a scheduling nightmare. Paper and pencil gives us what we need to do our very best job as a building.
Yes00750100IVnetFiber450 mbps
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350500820040000Deer Park C C Elem School350500820042001MichaelStrunaSuperintendent8154346930mstruna@deerpark82.org
Limited number of chromebooks as well as "hit and miss"  WIFI.   We would like to paper test grades 3-5 and online testing for grades 6-8.
We will be ready for 100% online testing in 2019-2020 as we are upgrading fiber connection on July 1, 2019.
Yes00500Illinois Century NetworkSignal bounced from tower to tower, then fiber to the server.20MB (on a good day)
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410570130020000Eastwood Elem School410570130022002AlyssaSmithDirector of Curriculum and Instruction433-2103asmith@easd13.org
Our school has attempted to test online using our iPads each year since the initial PARCC administration in 2015. Following multiple stress tests in 2015, and an ISBE official  physically coming to our school to be on-site during practice administration, we were told to request paper due to the myriad of issues we experienced with the TestNav application. Testing was completed using iPads in 2016, and we saw a drastic decline in scores, along with continued technology issues that prevented our students from accurately demonstrating their academic skills (i.e., kicked off the platform in the middle of a problem and losing all of their work, unable to submit answers, unable to scroll through the entire reading passage, unable to input special mathematical characters for math problems, etc). In 2017 and 2018, we continued to attempt stress tests to determine if "fixes" to our previous issues had been made, but the technology platform continued to reveal the same errors. We completed multiple "tickets" with Pearson over the course of the last four years and saw few actionable results after submitting them. The last ticket number we received in 2018 was 75422. We have already been in communication with Mr. Wes Bruce from ISBE who has indicated that there will be a new platform utilized this year and that he would be willing to come on-site during any stress tests that we will perform this year. However, he indicated that we should submit the paper request form now seeing as how it is impossible, at this time, to determine if our devices will be able to allow our students adequate access to the assessment.

We are willing to plan on testing our 3rd grade students online this year if we see some success with the new platform, seeing as how it will be their first year taking this assessment.
Yes000600Illinois Century NetworkFiber500 gbps
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410570130020000East Alton Middle School410570130021001AlyssaSmithDirector of Curriculum and Instruction433-2103asmith@easd13.org
Our school has attempted to test online using our iPads each year since the initial PARCC administration in 2015. Following multiple stress tests in 2015, and an ISBE official  physically coming to our school to be on-site during practice administration, we were told to request paper due to the myriad of issues we experienced with the TestNav application. Testing was completed using iPads in 2016, and we saw a drastic decline in scores, along with continued technology issues that prevented our students from accurately demonstrating their academic skills (i.e., kicked off the platform in the middle of a problem and losing all of their work, unable to submit answers, unable to scroll through the entire reading passage, unable to input special mathematical characters for math problems, etc). In 2017 and 2018, we continued to attempt stress tests to determine if "fixes" to our previous issues had been made, but the technology platform continued to reveal the same errors. We completed multiple "tickets" with Pearson over the course of the last four years and saw few actionable results after submitting them. The last ticket number we received in 2018 was 75422. We have already been in communication with Mr. Wes Bruce from ISBE who has indicated that there will be a new platform utilized this year and that he would be willing to come on-site during any stress tests that we will perform this year. However, he indicated that we should submit the paper request form now seeing as how it is impossible, at this time, to determine if our devices will be able to allow our students adequate access to the assessment.
Yes000600Illinois Century NetworkFiber500 gbps
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531020210260000Lowpoint-Washburn Elem School531020210262003DuaneSchuppSuperintendent3092487522schupp@lwcusd21.com
Other than about 12 desktops in the Library at the K-3 building, the equipment we have is all located in the 4-12 building across town.    With that said the 3rd grade students do not have access to the computers throughout the year to even practice typing in responses.  Even the 12 are only available a couple days a week due to that space being used for other activities.  We are working on a solution to the space issue, and the lack of hardware for next year.
Yes806060Media ComCoax and Fiber130
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280372250260000AlWood Elem School280372250262003ReggieLarsonPrincipal/Test Administrator (elem)309-629-5011larsonr@alwood.net
This is the first year the 6th grade is in our building for testing.  We have one computer lab with 30 desktop computers. Some of those will be moved to an alternate location for certain IEP students. With one computer lab available for all 3rd-6th grade students, and the students taking multiple tests in ELA and Math, scheduling would be near impossible.  We are requesting the 3rd grade take the paper version of the test.
Yes300200Woodhull Telephone Companyfiber100 mbps down & 100 mbps up
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090101970040000Prairieview-Ogden Jr High Sch090101970041001VictorWhiteSuperintendent2175833300vwhite@pvo.k12.il.us
With the download of 3 mbps speed and 1 mbps upload at the jr. high school we will crash or move at a dial-up speed taking the tests.
Yes336550FrontierDSL3mbps download and 1 mbps upload
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090101970040000Prairieview-Ogden North Elem090101970042001VictorWhiteSuperintendent2175833300vwhite@pvo.k12.il.us
With download speed of 10 mbps speed and 1mbps upload speed at North Elementary - we will crash or move at dial up speed while taking the tests.
Yes408330FrontierDSL10 mbps  download speed and 1 mbps upload speed
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340490380020000Big Hollow Middle School340490380021001RobertGoldSuperintendent847-740-1490 x5402bobgold@bighollow.us
Our issues is not a technology limitation.  However, after talking with Wes Bruce, he asked me to forward my request through this platform.  Here is the information that I shared with Mr. Bruce:

I do have a very serious issue being forced back into the online testing, as we saw a significant dip in test scores when our students shifted from taking the test in paper format to taking the test online.  When we switched back to the online format, the scores went up significantly.  In fact, in the year that we switched back to the paper testing format, our district was acknowledged as having the highest percentage of growth than any other District in Lake County.  I would like to say this was because of amazing instructional changes that we made, however, the honest answer would be that the change to the paper/pencil test was a benefit to our students.  If your online format was more user friendly, we would feel better about putting our kids in this testing environment.  We do MAP testing without any issues, but the online PARCC test has not proven to be of the same quality. 

As the Superintendent, I am held accountable to our community for our assessment performance.  Also, with the new ESSA designation format, there is a punitive response for schools who are not achieving desired results.  With that said, I think it is my responsibility to make sure our students are in the best possible testing environment for them to succeed.  That is why we have chosen to go to the paper/pencil format.  We are fully prepared to switch to the digital format when you have the new adaptive test ready, as our students already take the adaptive MAP assessment.  However, at this time we strongly feel that due to the obvious differences that we have seen in assessment results between the two formats, we would like our students to continue to take the paper/pencil test in this upcoming year.
Yes900210010n/an/an/a
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030250400260000Central Grade School030250400262002ChelleBeckCurriculum Director2175401524beckc@u40gw.effingham.k12.il.us
We are only requesting to test third grade on paper. All other grade levels would test online.
We would need to physically move additional devices from other buildings into Central Grade School in order to accomplish online testing of all students in Central Grade School.
Yes1901420105Consolidated Communicationsfiber500 Mb/s
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500820600260000New Athens Elem500820600262001JamesMarlowPrincipal6184752172jmarlow@na60.org
We do not have chromebooks for the 2nd grade.  The first introduction to chromebooks is not until 3rd grade.  These are our testing devices and our 3rd graders are not proficient enough to successfully complete an online test.  We are working towards providing chromebooks for our 2nd graders to prepare for the 2020 push for all students to take state tests online.  Our 3rd graders will be adversely effected this year if they are required to take an online exam.   We will not be testing their knowledge due to their lack of technology use. We have a part time tech person and have not been able to provide sufficient technology instruction to our 3rd grade.  This is part of our plan moving forward.
Yes30 - outdated and slow012040 - used in primary gradesClearwwaveFiber200/200 for the entire district.  This is shared between three schools.
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390740050260000Bement Elementary School390740050262001SheilaGreenwoodSupt./PK-5 Principal217-678-4200sgreenwood@bement.k12.il.us
These above-mentioned electronic devices are used during the day for classes which require them for their curriculum.  We are going to try to do three of our six grade levels this year online and try to find a way to change schedules to minimize the interruptions to the classes that will not have devices - such as computer programming, keyboarding, CAD, Multi-media, etc.  We are continuing to work to increase our number of devices to become compliant with 100% online in the future.
Yes4901510MediacomHigh speed100mbs
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560991140020000Anna McDonald Elem School560991140022001KristenMorphewDirector of Curriculum and Instruction815-531-338kmorphew@manhattan114.org
Due to connectivity issues experienced with our last computer based administration and the fact that we do not have our own servers and the ability to cache the content locally, we are requesting paper based testing to be able to accurately measure the performance of our students and reduce undue stress that resulted from numerous technology connectivity issues.
Yes03000AT&TFiber100mgs
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560991140020000Manhattan Jr High School560991140021001KristenMorphewDirector of Curriculum and Instruction8155313358kmorphew@manhattan114.org
Due to connectivity issues and the fact that we do not have our own servers and are unable to cache content locally, we are requesting paper testing to be able to accurately measure the performance of our students without causing undue stress related to technology connectively issues.
Yes3048000AT&TFiber100mgs
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400310030260000North Greene Elem400310030262002MarkScottSuperintendent217-374-2842 ext. 5mscott@northgreene.com
We do not have enough devices at North Greene Elementary to test everyone in a timely manner.  We would like to request that grades 3,4, and 5 be allowed to do paper testing this year.  With grades 6,7, and 8 taking the assessments online.
Yes6540060FrontierFiber200 Meg
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070161530020000Winston Churchill School070161530022002KathySchaefleinDirector of Curriculum and Instruction708-647-2131kathy.schaeflein@hsd153.org
Homewood School District 153 does not have enough devices that meet the state requirements in our entire school district to be able to test a single grade level at the same time.  It is due to this lack of devices that we were given a two-year waiver last year.
Because of this two-year waiver, we created a two-year plan. This two-year plan also was respectful of our budgetary constraints by allowing us to spread out the added costs over those two years. This year, we upgraded bandwidth in anticipation of accommodating many additional testing devices in 2020. This coming summer, we plan to purchase the number of devices needed. 
Too many of our current devices do not meet the state’s requirements for testing. Our tablets are all iPads do not have keyboards, and many have screens that are too small for testing. Moreover, our desktop computers and many of our laptops are hardwired in our STEMlabs and libraries which are utilized everyday by all grade levels and required for instruction across the district. In order to fulfill this sudden change to the waiver, we would have to stagger testing rooms and devices and cancel all interventions.  Additionally, we would not be able to continue regular for weeks not just at the grade levels being tested but at all other grade level that would be without necessary instructional student devices across the district.
Online testing this year under these rushed circumstances will be a hardship for our students and certainly not provide an acceptable testing environment. We call on ISBE in the strongest of possible terms to honor its previous commitment and allow us until 2020 to administer the test online.
Yes1502000650ComcastFiber200MB
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070161530020000James Hart School070161530021003KathySchaefleinDirector of Curriculum and Instruction708-647-2131Kathy.Schaeflein@hsd153.org
Homewood School District 153 does not have enough devices that meet the state requirements in our entire school district to be able to test a single grade level at the same time.  It is due to this lack of devices that we were given a two-year waiver last year.
Because of this two-year waiver, we created a two-year plan. This two-year plan also was respectful of our budgetary constraints by allowing us to spread out the added costs over those two years. This year, we upgraded bandwidth in anticipation of accommodating many additional testing devices in 2020. This coming summer, we plan to purchase the number of devices needed. 
Too many of our current devices do not meet the state’s requirements for testing. Our tablets are all iPads do not have keyboards, and many have screens that are too small for testing. Moreover, our desktop computers and many of our laptops are hardwired in our STEMlabs and libraries which are utilized everyday by all grade levels and required for instruction across the district. In order to fulfill this sudden change to the waiver, we would have to stagger testing rooms and devices and cancel all interventions.  Additionally, we would not be able to continue regular for weeks not just at the grade levels being tested but at all other grade level that would be without necessary instructional student devices across the district.
Online testing this year under these rushed circumstances will be a hardship for our students and certainly not provide an acceptable testing environment. We call on ISBE in the strongest of possible terms to honor its previous commitment and allow us until 2020 to administer the test online.
Yes1502000650ComcastFiber200MB
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130587220260000Odin Attendance Center K-8130587220262001BelindaKirganTest Administrator6187558266bkirgan@odinpublicschools.org
1.  We have a 3rd floor lab with no elevator or bathrooms PART OF OUR SCHOOL IS 105 YEARS OLD. 2.  Most of our students do not have internet or devices in the home and are not real good working on them.  3.  Doing the testing online is a real hardship for our district. 
4.  Our computers are very close in proximity due to limited space.  5.  Not sure if the battery life or applications will work with the Chromebooks.  6.  Chromebooks screens can be seen when used in the classroom.  40 additional desktops are used only for the high school district. 
I believe that our students are better suited for the paper/pencil testing.  We are working to get more technology in our school.  Thank you very much.
Yes300500CharterWindows 7200 down and 10 up
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410570050260000Highland Middle School410570050261002DerekHackeAssistant Superintendent618-654-2106 x1003dhacke@highlandcusd5.org
The number of available Chomebooks is insufficient to create an efficient testing schedule.   Paper-based testing will save several days of disrupted instruction.
Yes004260Highland Communication ServicesEthernet100 MB
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190222040260000Neuqua Valley High School190222040260002WesleyWesBruceCon3173173177wesbruce@sbcglobal.net
Wes is a problem
Yeswesbruce25000ATTFiber100 MPS
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190222040260000Neuqua Valley High School190222040260002WesleyWesBruceCon3173173177wesbruce@sbcglobal.net
Wes is a problem
Yeswesbruce25000ATTFiber100 MPS
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470980050260000Washington Elem School470980050262010LindsyStumpenhorstPrincipal8156252372lstumpenhorst@sps5.org
We do not have an adequate number of devices for our student population.
Yes3000150Syndeo Network IncFiber Optic1Gbit
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470980050260000Challand Middle School470980050261006MattBirdsleyPrincipal815-626-3300mbirdsley@sps5.org
Infrastructure does not allow for all students to be taking assessment.  Additionally, not knowing which platform the assessment will take place through does not allow out IT people to adequately check to be sure it works.
Yes2500800Syndeno Network Inc.Fiber Optic1 Gbit
308
  
060160950020000Brook Park Elem School060160950022002MarkKuzniewskiSuperintendent7084084830mkuzniewski@distric95.org
District 95 is in the midst of a major building renovation project that has proven challenging as it relates to technology.   The renovation has called for the complete demolition of existing structures and/or complete interior renovations necessitating the vacating of students from those sections of the buildings.  As such, every hard-wired lab has been either demolished or repurposed for classroom space during this transition.  While we have provided ample wireless devices, our network infrastructure has proven unable to support the high volume of devices simultaneously as evidenced by the almost daily outages that have occured since July.  To that end, we have updated our bandwidth and have hired an outside technology firm to evaluate and recommend a course of action for our dated infrastructure as to ensure that the firewall, network, and servers are industry standard for large volume use. District 95’s construction will conclude in the spring of 2019 and our timeline for an updated technology infrastructure has been aligned so that current and new additions in our buildings are supported with the technology necessary to administer electronic versions of the state assessment to all students.  Our inability to effectively administer an electronic version-given the status of our infrastructure- would not allow for a fair or accurate assessment of our students. While we understand the desire of the State to have everyone moving towards electronic modes of testing, District 95 believes that the only fair way to evaluate students at this point in time is through paper testing for all students in our District.  To that end, we respectfully request you grant District 95 paper testing for all students for 2019.
Yes0026090ICNBroadband200mb
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060160950020000S E Gross  Middle School060160950021001MarkKuzniewskiSuperintendent7084084830mkuzniewski@distric95.org
District 95 is in the midst of a major building renovation project that has proven challenging as it relates to technology.   The renovation has called for the complete demolition of existing structures and/or complete interior renovations necessitating the vacating of students from those sections of the buildings.  As such, every hard-wired lab has been either demolished or repurposed for classroom space during this transition.  While we have provided ample wireless devices, our network infrastructure has proven unable to support the high volume of devices simultaneously as evidenced by the almost daily outages that have occured since July.  To that end, we have updated our bandwidth and have hired an outside technology firm to evaluate and recommend a course of action for our dated infrastructure as to ensure that the firewall, network, and servers are industry standard for large volume use. District 95’s construction will conclude in the spring of 2019 and our timeline for an updated technology infrastructure has been aligned so that current and new additions in our buildings are supported with the technology necessary to administer electronic versions of the state assessment to all students.  Our inability to effectively administer an electronic version-given the status of our infrastructure- would not allow for a fair or accurate assessment of our students. While we understand the desire of the State to have everyone moving towards electronic modes of testing, District 95 believes that the only fair way to evaluate students at this point in time is through paper testing for all students in our District.  To that end, we respectfully request you grant District 95 paper testing for all students for 2019.
Yes3002600ICNbroadband200 mb
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400070400260000Calhoun Elementary/ Jr High Sch400070400262001KateSieversSuperintendent6185762722ksievers@calhoun40.net
We are capped out due to the number of wireless access points and the 75 Mbps WAN connection supporting the District. The number of devices on the network produces congestion where as most services are incapable of sustaining a stable connection throughout the testing. We are working on a grant to get a new fiber line to the District with Gigabyte capabilities but have not succeeded as of yet. Calhoun CUSD #40 will be applying for the State Matching Grant in January, 2019.
Yes9510035020FrontierMetro E75 Mbps
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470980050260000Lincoln Elem School470980050262008CindyFrankPrincipal8156251449cfrank@sps5.org
We don't have enough devices in our building to test all of our students in the time period given.
Yes000150Syndeo Network, Inc.Fiber Optic1 Gbit
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280060170040000Ohio Com Cons Grade School280060170042001JasonWiltPrincipal8153764414jwilt@osd17.com
Per my conversation with Wes Bruce on 12/3/18, Ohio Grade School District #17 is willing to move to 50% computer testing for the Spring of 2019.  We would like to have grades 3,4, and 5 take the IAR tests with paper/pencil and grades 6,7, and 8 take them on the computers.  Thanks for your consideration.

Jason Wilt, Principal Ohio Schools
Yes12501100FrontierFiber50/50
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260621030260000West Prairie North Elementary260621030262001JenniferEdholmprincipal3093336942edholmj@wp103.org
Our school is K-4.  We just received keyboards and began implementing instruction in the Spring of 2018.  We would like for our Fourth grade students to attempt the online assessment but allow our third graders to continue with paper and pencil one more year to become more adept at typing.  Thank you!
Yes3415185396McDonough County TelephoneFiber200mb
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260621030260000West Prairie South Elementary260621030262002JenniferEdholmprincipal3093336942edholmj@wp103.org
Our school is K-4.  We just received keyboards and began implementing instruction in the Spring of 2018.  We would like for our Fourth grade students to attempt the online assessment but allow our third graders to continue with paper and pencil one more year to become more adept at typing.  Thank you!
Yes3415185396McDonough County Powerfiber200 mb
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110213010260000East Prairie Middle School110213010261004CarolMunsonPrincipal217-253-2828munsonc@tuscola.k12.il.us
Our technology limitation is that we don't have enough computers/devices to test the students in a timely manner. If we are forced to test our students via computer it will take more than two weeks to complete. That will be an enormous loss of instructional time. I cannot justify that. Aside from the loss of instructional time it would be a major disruption to the normal school day over an extended period of time. Thank you.
Yes250350Illinois Century NetworkFiber100 mbps
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490810370020000Glenview Middle School490810370021002SheriCoderAssociate Superintendent3097922887scoder@emsd37.org
We are anticipating the move to 1:1 in the late fall of 2019.  Due to this change, no additional computers were bought or repaired in the middle school for that last three years.  We have 1,165 students in grades 5-8 that do not have access to computers.  We are still requesting that the entire school use pencil and paper.  We also have insufficient computers where students are getting keyboarding instruction or any type of opportunities to use technology to be used for students to use with curriculum.
Yes9010500Geneseo Communicationsfiberoptic1GB
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490810370020000Ridgewood Elem School490810370022008SheriCoderAssociate Superintendent3097922887scoder@emsd37.org
The district will move to a 1:1 environment in the late fall of 2019.  In anticipation of this large expense, the district has not added computers or repaired any existing technology at schools.  This is a large elementary school (423) where 3rd and 4th grade students do not have access to the one lab during the school year.  Other assessments (local and required...such as ACCESS) limit the exposure to using keyboarding on online curriculum.  We are requesting one more year of paper PARCC testing for 3rd and 4th grade students at Ridgewood Elementary.
Yes30000Geneseo Communicationsfiberoptic1 GB
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490810370020000Bowlesburg Elem School490810370022001SheriCoderAssociate Superintendent3097922887scoder@emsd37.org
The district will be moving to a 1:1 environment for students in the late fall of 2019.  Over the last four years, there has been no additional technology purchased for schools and existing equipment is breaking down.  The 3rd and 4th grade students (in a K-4 building with 332 students) do not use the desktops on a regular basis to learn keyboarding or any way of responding to curricular materials via technology.  The lab of 30 computers is shut down for over 3 months out of the year for testing such as MAP (for SLO purposes) and ACCESS.  We are requesting that all 3rd and 4th grade students use pencil and paper tests this year since we do not have adequate devices to test students.
Yes30000Geneseo Communicationsfiberoptic1 GB
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130584010260000South Central Elementary-Kinmundy130584010262002SaraRosePrincipal618-547-3424srose@southcentralschoola.org
We do not have an in house tech representative. In the event we have an online issue because of internet or technology, we are at the mercy of the tech rep in which our district contracts.
Yes501015020WabashFiber Optic1 GB
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120400010260000Newton Elem School120400010262002TravisWyattPrincipal6187838464twyatt@jccu1.org
Tech Concerns:
No spare devices, if one were to go out during an on-line assessment.
4th grade, 5th grade & 6th grade chrome books have several factory defects that the district IT have dealt with.
Chromebooks are 3-4 years old, may not be compatable with IAR platform (which we don't know what the specifics are on this to date).
Students have no keyboarding skills taught at Newton Elementary, which is a significant issue for these type of on-line assessments. Also we do not have the personnel to provide such keyboarding skills to be taught.
Newton Elementary shares bandwidth in the district, which includes all of Newton Community High School and Jasper Co Jr High where they are 1 to 1 chromebooks, issue of straining the bandwidth if all connected.
Newton Elementary students use several on-line Tier 3 programs, daily for skill development and enhancement.
IT wiring in the 3rd & 4th grade hallway, has had several connection/streaming issues, especially when streaming videos.
Further comments:
Our research is showing that Newton Elementary students have performed at least 6% better on paper assessments then on computer based assessments (from past PARCC scores).
Last year the Jr. High (JCJH) took the all state assessments on-line and they are now in the "lowest performing" destinction as a school under new ESSA requirements. Newton Elementary took all state assessments on-paper last year and are in the "commendable" school destintion under new ESSA requirements. (See previous statement about 6% improvement on paper assessments than on-line assessments.)
We wish to continue with paper assessments for all testing grades under IAR this year (2019) at Newton Elementary, since we are required to meet the mandates of improvement (student growth) and are not comfortable with past performance of our students using on-line state assessments.
Thank you for considering all the reasons listed for technology limitations and building outcomes in our request for the IAR assessments waiver request for Newton Elementary.
Yes12 @ NE10 in classrooms at NE, 30 in Cart at NE440135New WaveFiber200 Mbps
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070161620020000Arcadia Elem School070161620022001DouglasHamiltonAssociate Superintendent708-748-0100 x4129doug.hamilton@sd162.org
We have extensively expanded our Network Bandwidth to accommodate all schools.  Currently the limitation is with the number of computers to administer the IAR at  grades three and four at Arcadia, Matteson, and Illinois Schools.  We anticipate having all of the necessary computers for all testing grades to administer the online IAR by the FY'21 school year.
Yes30000ICNFiber500meg
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110870040260000Moulton Elementary School110870040262002DeniseBenceSuperintendent217-774-4626benced@shelbyville.k12.il.us
Slow Internet and too few devices for all students to test
Yes752040075Consolidated CommunicationsFiber WAN300MG
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120400010260000Jasper Co Jr High120400010261003BethProbstPrincipal6187832303bprobst@jccu1.org
The Chromebooks that are students utilizing are 3-4 years old and may not be compatible with IAP platform.
Several of our Chromebooks have had factory defects that our District IT personnel have had to work on.
Students are limited on their keyboarding skills at the junior high level.  Prior to 7th grade, they have not had any keyboarding skills.
The district shares bandwidth which includes Newton Elementary, Jasper County Junior High and Newton Community High School.
Last year, we had issues with students being able to take the test.  Several students were delayed 10-15 minutes due to connection issues and then were upset because they felt they were behind. 

Further comments:
Our research is showing that JCCU#1 students perform at least 6% better on paper than on computer.
Newton Community High School is testing all paper this year. I think it would benefit for the junior high to have that practice of testing on paper since that is what will be expected of them when they get to high school. 
This year,  Jasper County Junior High was designated "lowest performing" school and we are looking for ways to improve that designation.
Since we are required to meet the mandates of improvement and are not comfortable with past performance of our students' online assessments, we request that Jasper County Junior High be allowed to assess this year by paper.
Yes1121001,175135New WaveFiber200Mbps
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210440550020000Vienna Elem School Dist 55210440550022001GregFrehnerSuperintendent6186588286gfrehner@viennagradeschool.com
Vienna District #55 has one computer lab with 31 desktops and a limited number of labtops, chromebooks and tablets to support online state testing within a 3-4 week window.  We are again requesting a paper/pencil IAR test for all of our 3rd and 4th grade students for the 2019 IAR test.  Greg Frehner - Superintendent
Yes3148728Clearwave CommunicationsFiber50 Mpbs
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200830030260000East Side Intermediate School200830030262009NatalieFryPrincipal6182537637nfry@harrisburg3.org
We are requesting paper tests again for state testing this year.  Although we have acquired more technology than last year, the school is working to update connectors or WIFI drops for better connectivity.  At this point our network system is not capable of having 410 devices testing at the same time.  However we have plans to redesign our network in order to test online in the future.
Yes3009030Illinois Century NetworkFiberoptic1 G
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390550090260000Sangamon Valley Intermediate School390550090262002BrianBrittonPrincipal2174867521bbritton@sangamonvalley.org
Our biggest limitation is the number of computers we have.  We have some classes that would not fit in the computer lab because the number of students is greater than the number computers. It would be a severe disruption to our school day scheduling kids to test outside of their normal computer lab time.
Yes24000ComcastCable50 Mbps down | 10 Mbps up
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211000030260000Crab Orchard Elementary School211000030262001SyStonePrincipal618-982-2181sy.stone@cocusd3.com
We are 1:1 with Chromebook in grades 5-8, however we are limited to 28 desktops on our library. This limits are ability to administer the test to grades 3 and 4.
Yes2801600ClearwaveFiber200 mb/s - up and down
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390550090260000Sangamon Valley Middle School390550090261001BrianBrittonPrincipal2174867521bbritton@sangamonvalley.org
Our biggest limitation is the number of computers we have. It would take considerable more time to test all 146 students on the computer rather than paper pencil.  This extra time would be a disruption to our school day.
Yes470210ComcastCable50 Mbps down | 10 Mbps up
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200970030260000Booth Elementary School200970030262003CarlaCarterPrincipal6189632818ccarter@ncoeschools.org
Frequent computer instruction/use does not start until 5th grade.
Yes2415 (old)4025Clearwavefiber100 meg
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330482020260000Mable Woolsey Elem School330482020262002TaraBahnksPrincipal3092894134tbahnks@bluebullets.org
We do not have bandwith issues.  I am requesting for 3rd and 4th grade only.  In order to construct a reasonable written response, including an extended response, keyboards would be needed; otherwise, the screen is limited due to the keyboard pop-up, which then limits what our students can view.  Wireless keyboards have been attempted, but they will pick up on another student's keyboard, thus causing misreads on the wireless keyboard or they will not work at all due to the number of wireless keyboards in the room conflicting with each other.  iPads are used at the elementary level whereas Chromebooks are used at the jr. high and high school.
Yes200800400??broadband??
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260343280240000Hamilton Elementary School260343280242004JoeYurkoSchool Superintendent866-332-3880yurkoja@hhs328.com
We had several glitches during the testing sessions last year, including problems with proxy servers and broadband instability.  We are a small school  and have only 1 computer lab that can physically hold the number of students needed for a testing session.  we had many problems with scheduling the testing times around the classes that are already scheduled to be in the lab, such as our Microsoft office and keyboarding classes (the lab is scheduled to be in daily use for 50% of the class periods).  As a result, those classes were moved to non-computer classrooms and had inadequate instruction. Staffing the lab was also very difficult.  Staffing the lab with someone who was available for extended class times was impossible without incurring additional expenses with substitute teachers (which would have lead to either decreased quality supervision in the lab or decreased quality instruction in the classroom).  As a result, the building principal was supervising the lab for each one of the testing sessions so that the teachers could continue to teach.  There are no supporting administrators in the building (i.e., Assistant principal or dean).  Instead of being a building-wide instructional leader, the principal was a full-time test administrator for over 4 total weeks. This years shortened window will exacerbate the problem further.
Yes5006020MediacomCable Modem100/20
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200970030260000Norris City-Omaha Elem School200970030262002JamesFosterElementary Principal6183783212jfoster@ncoeschools.org
We only tested 8th grade students on computers two years ago.  We are hoping to test grades 5-8 on computers and have grades 3 & 4 test on paper this year.  Although we strive to be proactive with technology, the size and budget of our district makes it difficult at times to put enough devices in the hands of students.  We have worked through our upper grades with Chromebook "carts"; however, it is an ongoing process to upgrade and phase out outdated technology.
Yes2501180Clear WaveFiber Optic100 mbs
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260343280240000Hamilton Jr/Sr High Sch260343280240001JoeYurkoSchool Superintendent866-332-3880yurkoja@hhs328.com
We had several glitches during the testing sessions last year, including problems with proxy servers and issues with intermittent bandwidth. We are a small school (250 total students) and have only 1 computer lab that can physically hold the number of students needed for a testing session.  As a combined Jr/Sr High school, we had many problems with scheduling the testing times around the classes that are already scheduled to be in the lab, such as our Microsoft office and keyboarding classes (the lab is scheduled to be in daily use for 50% of the class periods).  As a result, those classes were moved to non-computer classrooms and had inadequate instruction. 

Staffing the lab was also very difficult.  Staffing the lab with someone who was available for extended class times was impossible without incurring additional expenses with substitute teachers (which would have lead to either decreased quality supervision in the lab or decreased quality instruction in the classroom).  As a result, the building principal was supervising the lab for each one of the testing sessions so that the teachers could continue to teach.  There are no supporting administrators in the building (i.e., Assistant principal or dean).  Instead of being a building-wide instructional leader, the principal was a full-time testing administrator for over 4 total weeks.  This years abbreviated window will compound the problem.
Yes5001200MediacomCable Modem100/20
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470522200020000Steward Elementary School470522200022001CallaStrohCurriculum Director815 396 2413cstroh@stewardschool220.org
Due to the rural location at our school, our internet connection is unreliable on a day to day basis.
This year we were hit with in encryption virus and are currently recovering from that.  Our server and network are having to rebuilt.
The schedule for rebuild may not allow completion before testing is scheduled.
Yes9090Leaf River CommunicationsSatellite - direct line of sight and weather dependent10
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320380100260000Iroquois West Elem School/Gilman320380100262002BrianEggemeyerIT Director8152654642beggemey@iwest.k12.il.us
The 3rd grade students use tablets and do not have access to devices with keyboards.
Yes2525630150ICNFiber200 Mbps