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SBAC & CCSS - Episode 12

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Smarter Balanced (SBAC) assessments are a major topic of conversation within Vermont education circles and nationwide. They represent a change in how we measure student achievement, putting a new focus on better preparing students to make a successful transition from school to college or the workforce. Students will take the assessments on computers, which is a major change from current testing. The Smarter Balanced computer adaptive approach will provide parents and educators with a more accurate picture of students' progress while minimizing the amount of time students will need to spend on testing. Together, the new standards and assessments will provide schools with important new tools for making decisions about school programs and student progress.

Guests Include:



Stephanie Brackin, Communications and Web Manager, at stephanie.brackin@vermont.gov or (802) 479-1170

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