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Smarter Balanced Field Tests: Is Your State Ready?
DATE: March 11, 2014
TIME: 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EST)
HOST: NASBE

This webinar is now on-demand! Access the full event here.

In just a few weeks, 22 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands will start the Smarter Balanced “field tests,” to be completed during the March 18-June 6, 2014, testing window.

As with a practice run at the Olympics, field testing allows states to see how a new test performs in a realistic setting: Are the tests being delivered fairly and accurately? What questions work well, which ones need to be improved for better assessment? Are the appropriate technological and administrative logistics ready for implementation in the 2014-15 school year?

Join NASBE’s Common Core State Standards Project Director Efrain Mercado and Jaci King from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium on March 11, 2014, from 3-4 p.m. EST, for an exclusive webinar about the upcoming Smarter Balanced field tests and specific issues for state board of education members to consider during the trial period.

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