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Smarter Balance Assessments

What is Smarter Balance?

The California Department of Education website states that, "The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is a multistate consortium working collaboratively to develop a student assessment system aligned with a common core of academic content standards for English language arts/literacy and mathematics. As a Smarter Balanced governing state, California is a decision-making member. Smarter Balanced assessments are designed to measure student progress toward college and career readiness."





Smarter Balance Overview Video


Smarter Balance Links and Resources

SBAC Practice Test:

Assembly Bill 484 Questions and Answers: