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Smarter Balanced Technology Implementation Readiness
Date:  Jul 21, 2014
Document:  Click Here
Status:  Release

This brief supersedes “Application Deployment and Technology Certification.” States are responsible for deploying and operating the assessment delivery system, which is the central component in the overall Smarter Balanced assessment platform. In many cases, states will contract for system services. This brief describes the entire Smarter Balanced assessment platform, the components for which states will be responsible, and the resources that will be made available to support deployment and readiness evaluation of each state’s assessment delivery system.

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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