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Updates to the Smarter Balanced Technology Pages

To prepare schools and districts across the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium for successful implementation of the Smarter Balanced assessment system, a variety of updates have been made to the Technology page of the Smarter Balanced website. The Technology page on … Continue reading

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Smarter Balanced Field Test Shows Positive Tech Results

A field test of the Smarter Balanced assessment this spring showed good results when it came to state and school district’s technology preparedness. Twenty-one governing states and the Virgin Islands participated in the Smarter Balanced field test that ran from … Continue reading

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SETDA Announces New Guide to Technology Requirements for Testing

As states and districts prepare for new online assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards, successful implementation will depend on effective use of technology: Schools must have the technology they need to administer the tests and ensure that students … Continue reading

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Field-Testing Set to Begin on Common-Core Exams

Next week marks a major milestone in an assessment project of unprecedented scope: the start of field-testing season for new, shared tests of a common set of academic standards. Between March 24 and June 6, more than 4 million students … Continue reading

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Common Core State Standards Assessments: Are You Ready?

Will districts be tech ready to administer the nation’s new assessments? The Race to the Top Assessment program is ambitious and has the potential to help make far-reaching changes not only in how students are assessed, but also in how … Continue reading

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Whats and Hows of the Smarter Balanced Assessment

K – 12 mathematics teachers and administrators are invited! If you are wondering about how the Smarter Balanced assessment will affect your school, what it can/will be used for and how will it be implemented, the Impact Center invites you … Continue reading

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Tech Readiness Tool 3.0 Released on August 12

In preparation for the August implementation of the 3.0 build, please review the following change in the process of marking school data complete. Following the August release, the system will no longer allow organizations to mark data complete if required … Continue reading

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