ATASCADERO With the statewide implementation of the Common Core Standards beginning this year, Atascadero students will also be switching to a new type of assessment testing by the end of the year, according to district superintendent Deborah Bowers.
Bowers says that Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing will be given a trial run this spring for full implementation in the following years.
It will probably take a couple of years to really get everything worked in, Bowers said. The first administration of the test is really designed to help evaluate the test itself and the equipment the test will be performed on. For the complete article see the 10-25-2013 issue.
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