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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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