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5/22/2014 3:36:00 PM
Smarter Balanced Updates

RELEASED: Newest Version of Practice Test
Smarter Balanced released a refreshed version of the practice test Monday of this week. Included in the practice test are all the tools, designated supports, and accommodations included in the field test for the ELA/literacy and mathematics non-performance tasks as well as the ELA/literacy performance tasks. Additionally, the practice test contains new item types and items that span a range of difficulty. Please note that some of the spoken language supports for the mathematics performance tasks will be delayed until June 23. To access the refreshed practice test, please visit the Smarter Balanced portal at http://sbac.portal.airast.org/.

APPROVED: Career Readiness Frameworks
Smarter Balanced member states voted to endorse the Career Readiness Frameworks, which provide guidance and information to students, parents, teachers, and counselors as students develop their career and academic goals. Thank you to those who took the time to assess the frameworks and provide feedback to the consortium. Your input ensures transparency and equity in the process of developing the Smarter Balanced summative and associated assessments.

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