May 13, 2014
Smarter Balanced Assessments Field Test Update through May 9
Week Seven of Smarter Balanced Field Test*
- Students beginning testing (cumulative): 2,844,979.
- Students completing testing (cumulative): 2,783,737.
- Average daily number of calls to California Technical Assistance Center (CalTAC) for Week Seven: 383.
- Trending topics of calls to CalTAC: general questions about test administration, including about accommodations for students, and identifying or resetting passwords.
*This week's update includes scheduled system downtime on Thursday and Friday, May 8 and 9.
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Tom Torlakson —
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Communications Division, Room 5602, 916-319-0818, Fax 916-319-0100