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California Department of Education
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Release: #14-52
May 13, 2014
Contact: Pam Slater
Phone: 916-319-0818

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

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