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CAASPP and Smarter Balanced Assessments

Beginning April 13th, RUSD students in grades 3-8 will begin taking the Smarter Balanced Assessments through the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.  These computer adaptive tests will replace the former paper-based, multiple-choice assessments in English language arts/literacy and math.  The CAASPP System will provide parents and students with more accurate information about student learning and progress.  It is also an academic check-up designed to give teachers the feedback necessary to meet the needs of students, improve instruction, and to improve teaching and learning.

For more information about CAASPP and the Smarter Balanced Assessments, click on the following links: 

RUSD Innovative Programs

The Rescue Union School District offers excellent educational experiences for students.  All seven schools are high performing schools that prepare our students to be career and college ready.

Consider these innovative programs for the 2015-2016 school year!!!

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Smarter Balanced Assessments

The Smarter Balanced Assessment System utilizes computer adaptive tests and performance tasks that allow students to show what they know and are able to do. This system is based on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English–language arts (ELA) and mathematics.

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