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California Department of Education
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Release: #14-44
April 29, 2014
Contact: Pam Slater
E-mail: communications@cde.ca.gov
Phone: 916-319-0818

Smarter Balanced Assessments Field Test Update through April 25

Week Five of Smarter Balanced Field Test
  • Students beginning testing (cumulative): 1,838,171.
  • Students completing testing (cumulative): 1,753,597.
  • Average daily number of calls to California Technical Assistance Center (CalTAC) for Week Five: 722.
  • Trending topics of calls to CalTAC: general questions about test administration, including about accommodations for students, and identifying or resetting passwords.

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Tom Torlakson — State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Communications Division, Room 5206, 916-319-0818, Fax 916-319-0100

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