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.
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!
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.
Dynamic Learning Maps Software Updates
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.