Approximately 235 public schools in Oregon volunteered to participate in the Smarter Balanced field test which began on March 25, 2014 and will continue until June 6, 2014. Many of these schools will administer the field test in either English/language arts, mathematics, or both as well as across multiple grades involving a large number of students. The following document provides information concerning the accountability rules for schools that participate in the Smarter Balanced field test: http://www.ode.state.or.us/wma/policy/accountability/sbac/sbft_school_accountability_rules_1314.pdf .
Additional information is available at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=4136. If you have questions, concerns, or need additional clarification concerning these rules, please contact Jon Wiens (firstname.lastname@example.org , 503-947-5764) or Josh Rew (email@example.com , 503-947-5845).