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USD 428 will ‘stay the course’ despite state test delay

Tuesday, the Kansas Association of School Boards pulled out of the Smarter Balanced testing consortium, deciding instead to continue having the University of Kansas’ Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation produce state assessment tests as it has for over 30 years.  
Kansas has been a governing force in the consortium of 22 states, working to design assessment tests that align to the new Common Core math and English standards those states now adhere to.  
“The recommendation was to use the Smarter Balanced assessment, but deliver it via CETE.  The (state board of education) chose a different path,” USD 428 Curriculum ...

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