Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium - Field Testing Window is March 25-May 14
Please look at the following links for information on the SBAC Testing and Content Standards. This will help in gaining a fervent understanding of the facts about testing and the transition from the Criterion Referenced Test to the SBAC Online Testing for Content Standards:
The second link is a parent fact sheet that addresses any questions or concerns about the Content Standards.
http://www.opi.mt.gov/PDF/Superintendent/Field_Test_FAQs.pdf (SBAC Testing - FAQs)
http://opi.mt.gov/PDF/CCSSO/parents/12_11-13Parent-Fact-Sheet-FINAL.pdf (Parent Fact Sheet About Content Standards)
http://opi.mt.gov/Curriculum/CSI/index.html?gpm=1_2&tpm=1_2 (Informational Guide on Content Standards)
http://opi.mt.gov/PDF/CCSSO/13Parent_Backback_Guide_K-5.pdf (K-5 Information on Common Core Standards - Language Arts/Math)
http://opi.mt.gov/PDF/CCSSO/13Parent_Backback_Guide_6-12.pdf (6-12 Information on Common Core Standards - Language Arts/Math)