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Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium FAQs

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

Assembly Bill 484 Questions and Answers
Questions and answers regarding Assembly Bill (AB) 484, which establishes California’s new statewide student assessment system. AB 484 was signed into law on October 2, 2013.

Field Test Questions and Answers
Answers to questions about requirements and expectations of local educational agency participation in the spring 2014 Field Test.

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.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 16, 2015

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