January 29, 2015

Smarter Balanced Resources

Smarter Balanced has several resources available on the support for under-represented students. Check out these resources on a dedicated page on the Smarter Balanced website.

January 29, 2015

Business for Core Resources

Business for Core, part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, provides information about the Common Core. It has created videos detailing how high standards will help students achieve more in college and in careers. Check them out today!

January 9, 2015

Smarter Balanced Assessment to Place Students in College Math

This press release announces the statewide agreement between Washington's community and technical colleges and public four-year universities in which Washington state’s 11th graders who score at a college-ready level on the Smarter Balanced assessments this spring will automatically be placed into college-level math and English language class when they enroll in the state’s community and technical colleges.

January 9, 2015

Dynamic Learning Maps Software Updates

Dynamic Learning Maps has recently announced software updates of the KITE Client for both the iPad and OS X Yosemite for Macs. Click the links to download the KITE Client.

January 9, 2015

New Online Assessment from the WIDA Consortium

In 2015-16, WIDA will administer the new, online annual summative assessment, ACCESS for ELLs 2.0, to replace the current paper-based version.