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Common Core and Smarter Balance Assessments
Benicia Unified School District has been nagivating the transition to the Common Core Standards which have been adopted by the State of California. The 2014 - 2015 school year will mark Benicia Unified's first administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessment which will take the place of the STAR test. Below you will find further information on both the Common Core Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment.
Dr. Carolyn Patton, the Director of Special Services has composed the following letter addressing the new Smarter Balanced Assessment: Smarter Balanced Introduction
Smarter Balanced Assessment: Informational Link
California Department of Education Common Core Standards Resources for Special Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/cc/
Common Core State Standards: CCS Link
National Center and State Collaborative: Site Link