Parent/Guardian Notification

Parent/Guardian notification letter templates are available to notify parents and guardians about the various testing options that local educational agencies (LEAs) may employ to complete 2021–22 testing. An LEA may use whatever method fits its needs to notify parents and guardians about the test administration. These letters can be customized and used as a printed document or provided to parents and guardians electronically.

Statewide Notification Template

The following Statewide Testing Notification template contains language that can be inserted into a parent/guardian handbook or other annual parent/guardian notification document to serve the purpose of meeting state and federal obligations to inform parents/guardians of the year's statewide assessments pursuant to 5 CCR § 852, inclusive of the right to exempt pursuant to California Education Code Section 60615:

Translations

The Statewide Testing Notification is available in the following languages:

Smarter Balanced, California Science Test, and California Spanish Assessment Testing Notification Letter Templates

The following sample letters serve as notices to parents and guardians of the year's statewide assessments and do not satisfy an LEA's obligation to notify parents/guardians of their right to exempt their child from statewide assessments pursuant to California Education Code Section 60615.

Translations

The notification letter template for Smarter Balanced, CAST, and CSA is available in the following languages:

California Alternate Assessments Testing Notification Letter Templates

The following sample letters serve as notices to parents of the year's statewide assessments and do not satisfy an LEA's obligation to notify parents or guardians of their right to exempt their child from statewide assessments pursuant to California Education Code Section 60615.

Translations

The notification letter template for the CAAs for ELA and mathematics is available in the following languages:

The CAA for Science Testing Notification Letter Template is available in the following languages: