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Smarter Balanced Fact Sheets

Information fact sheets for teachers, parents, policy makers, and other stakeholders.

Smarter Balanced Fact Sheets

Computer Adaptive Testing Fact Sheet External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
This one-page handout describes the benefits of computer adaptive testing, which is an integral part of Smarter Balanced.

Fact Sheet for Teachers External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
This one-page handout explains how teachers are involved in the Smarter Balanced development process.

Higher Education Fact Sheet External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
This one-page handout explains how the Smarter Balanced is working with the higher education community.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, July 19, 2017.
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    Districts selected to participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for 2018.
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, July 12, 2017.
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, July 5, 2017.

  • Three Year Assessment Timeline (updated 29-Jun-2017)
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 28, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 211 (added 22-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 22, 2017.
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 14, 2017.
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 7, 2017.