I am excited to report that Chromebooks and Chrome OS meet the hardware and operating systems specifications guiding schools and districts making instructional technology purchases! The new guidelines were issued by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today, qualifying Chromebooks for assessments for the 2014-15 school year . Additional details are available in their press release below
Smarter Balanced and PARCC Issue Guidance for New Instructional Technology Purchases | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Hardware, Operating System, Networking, Device Type. 1 GHz or faster processor; 1 GB RAM or greater memory; 9.5 inch (10 inch class) or larger screen size; 1024 x 768 or better screen resolution. Wind...
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- Thanks. This is huge deal for education. I don't like it, but testing is driving the technology we purchase right now.Apr 27, 2012
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