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Assessing the range of knowledge and skills is important for college and career readiness. Use this site to learn how test items connect to academic standards.

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Test Development

Access assessment blueprints, accessibility guidelines, scoring rubrics, and much more.

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  • Terms to Know

    Review definitions of common terms related to Smarter Balanced assessments and used throughout this site.

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  • Accessibility

    A core principle of the Smarter Balanced system is ensuring accessibility for all students who take the test.

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  • Q&A

    Read recommended questions and answers that will help you better understand and use the Smarter Content Explorer.

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