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New Smarter Balanced Assessments will provide quicker feedback


As technology improves, school tests improve as well.

The Smarter Balanced Assessment will be the new test for Medical Lake School District beginning in the 2014-15 school year.

Currently, the district administers the Measurements of Student Progress in grades three through eight and the High School Proficiency Exam for 10th-graders. End of course assessments are also given to juniors as their final high school test.

Director of Teaching and Learning, Dan Mueller, said the Smarter Balanced test is computer adaptive, which means the test adapts to students’ success or failures as they m...

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