- 2017 and newer Chromebooks require Google managed installation and a Chrome Enterprise or Chrome Education kiosk device management license to run in Kiosk mode. A one-time fee per device applies. Refer to https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/7613772 for more information.
- Google does not support kiosk mode for non-managed 2017 and newer Chromebooks. Refer to https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/3134673?hl=en for more information.
- Log in to the "Staff/Admin Google" user with the Chromebook owner account.
- Open a Google Chrome web browser.
- Navigate to http://TexasAssessment.gov/administrators/technology/ and click on the For Chromebook link.
- Click in the address bar to highlight the entire URL.
- Press Ctrl + C to copy the URL to the clipboard
- Navigate to chrome://extensions/.
- Scroll up to the top of the page.
- Check the Developer Mode box.
- Click on Manage Kiosk Applications.
- Enter the Add Kiosk Applications field, and then press Ctrl + V to paste the URL from the clipboard.
- Click the Add button.
- "STAAR Online Testing Program" will appear in the Manage Kiosk Application list.
- Click the Done button to close the web browser window.
- Sign out of the Chromebook.
- To launch the Secure Browser application, click the Apps link, and select the STAAR Online Testing Program application.
- The STAAR Online Testing Platform cannot detect or shut down certain operating system accessibility features. Using these operating system features provides an unapproved accommodation that may affect the validity of an assessment
- . Refer to Section 3.2.3 to identify unapproved accessibility features for Chromebook and how to disable them