SBAC Chief State Officers Public Meeting Reveals Some Cracks In The Dam?
St. Louis - Yesterday the State Education Chiefs of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia (SBAC) held a public meeting to approve the next steps in the development process of the Common Assessments. Both MEW co-editors attended this meeting. The following items were on the agenda.
- Approving the process to be used for the development of Achievement Level Descriptors (ADLs identify what students are expected to know and be able to do, at each grade level, to be considered proficient.)
- Approval of a plan to provide sustainability for CCSS post 2014
- Approval of the Sampling Plan for the Assessment Pilot Program
- Endorsement of the Career Readiness Partnership Council Statement