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The SmarterApp lab is a home for experimental projects in assessment technology.

ARI: Accessible Rendered Item (Format)

ARI is an experimental format for storing and transmitting pre-rendered assessment items with optional accessibility features. Distributing pre-rendered assessment items in a test package can facilitate innovation in assessment item types, increase fidelity of assessment delivery, and reduce the cost and complexity of compatible assessment delivery systems. Click here for more.

Mathematical Reasoning Project Quantitative Analysis

In 2015 and 2016 Smarter Balanced and UCLA CRESST performed a quantitative analysis of mathematical reasoning assessment features in grades 4, 8, and 11. Click here for the report

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