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Smarter Balanced Adaptive Algorithm
Date:  May 20, 2014
Document:  Click Here
Status:  Release

The Adaptive Algorithm describes how assessment items are selected to present to students during the administration of a Computer Adaptive Test. This preview release should be considered in conjunction with the Smarter Balanced Test Blueprints

A detail remaining to be added before is rules that govern inclusion of blueprint-aligned items from up to two grade levels below or above grade level for substantially low- and high-performing students, respectively. The rules will still require the assessment to follow an on-grade blueprint, and will not increase overall test length.

As of Fall 2018 the Smarter Balanced Test Delivery System (TDS) is no longer supported.

The code base and documentation for the TDS is available within the Smarter Balanced GitHub repository.

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