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Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium FAQs

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) student assessments.

Smarter Balanced Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines: Frequently Asked Questions External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Answers to questions regarding information provided in the Smarter Balanced Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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