Latest News and Tips for the CAASPP Administration

  1. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) indicator continues to be updated in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System and will not be available in the Test Operations Management System on September 10, 2019, as anticipated. Local educational agencies should wait to administer the California Alternate Assessment for Science until further notice. Updates will be communicated as they become available.
  2. New Video: "Science: It’s Elementary!"
    The five finalists who were selected from the California Department of Education (CDE) science contest will be featured at the California Assessment Conference, to be held this October 16–18, 2019, at the Oakland Convention Center. Watch their debut video "Science: It’s Elementary!" external icon
  3. The next webcast, the Preparing Technology for Online Testing Webcast, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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  • Preparing Technology for Online Testing
    The next webcast, the Preparing Technology for Online Testing Webcast, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

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Testing in California

California local educational agency (LEA) testing coordinators can use this website to find helpful information, instructions, training, forms, and external links for test administration.

LEAs are administering the following tests:

English language arts/literacy and mathematics assessments (grades three through eight and grade eleven):

  • Smarter Balanced
  • California Alternate Assessments (CAAs)

Science assessments (grades five and eight and high school):

  • California Science Test
  • CAA for Science

Spanish assessments (grades three through eight and high school):

  • California Spanish Assessment