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Technical Reports and Studies

California Standardized Testing Program and the California Alternate Performance Assessment Technical Reports and Studies.

Development of Performance Level Descriptors for the California Standards Tests (CSTs) and High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) (PDF; 2MB)
These performance level descriptors were not adopted by the State Board of Education.

Science Computer-based Testing (CBT)

CBT Tryout Report (PDF; 3MB)

CSTs

CSTs for Science, Technical Report, 2014-15 Administration (PDF; 2MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2014 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2013 Administration (PDF; 11MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2012 Administration (PDF; 13MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2011 Administration (PDF; 20MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2010 Administration (PDF; 7MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2009 Administration (PDF; 12MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2008 Administration (PDF; 8MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2007 Administration (PDF; 6MB)

CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2006 Administration (PDF; 8MB)

Addendum to the CSTs Technical Report, Spring 2006 Administration (DOC) | PDF

California Standardized Testing Program Technical Report, Spring 2005 Administration (PDF; 6MB)

California Standardized Testing Program Technical Report, Spring 2004 Administration (PDF; 4MB)

Read-aloud Study for the CSTs in English-Language Arts (DOC; 6MB)

Read-aloud Study for the CSTs for Mathematics (DOC)

California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2015 Administration (PDF; 2MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2014 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2013 Administration (PDF; 5MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2012 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2011 Administration (PDF; 6MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2010 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2009 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CAPA Technical Report, Spring 2008 Administration (PDF)

Technical Report on the Standard Setting Workshop for the CAPA (DOC; 2MB)

Executive Summary: CAPA Standard Setting (DOC)

CAPA Technical Report, 2007 Spring Administration (PDF; 5MB)

CAPA Technical Report, 2006 Spring Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CAPA Technical Report, 2005 Spring Administration (PDF; 3MB)

CAPA Technical Report, 2004 Spring Administration (PDF; 1MB)

Independent Evaluation of the Alignment of the CSTs and the CAPA (PDF; 1MB)

CAPA Science Alignment Study: Results (PDF)

California Modified Assessment (CMA)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2015 Administration (PDF; 2MB)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2014 Administration (PDF; 2MB)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2013 Administration (PDF; 8MB)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2012 Administration (PDF; 6MB)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2011 Administration (PDF; 9MB)

Addendum to the CMA Technical Report, Spring 2011 Administration (PDF)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2010 Administration (PDF; 5MB)

Addendum to the CMA Technical Report, Spring 2010 Administration (PDF)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2009 Administration (PDF; 4MB)

Addendum to the CMA Technical Report, Spring 2009 Administration (PDF)

CMA Technical Report, Spring 2008 Administration (PDF)

Addendum to the CMA Technical Report, Spring 2008 Administration (PDF)

Technical Report on the Standard Setting Workshop for the CMA (DOC; 2MB)

Executive Summary: CMA Standard Setting (DOC)

2012 CMA Alignment Study (PDF; 8MB)

Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2015 Administration (PDF; 4MB)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2014 Administration (PDF; 5MB)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2013 Administration (PDF; 15MB)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2012 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2011 Administration (PDF; 12MB)

Addendum to the STS Technical Report, Spring 2011 Administration (PDF)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2010 Administration (PDF; 4MB)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2009 Administration (PDF; 3MB)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2008 Administration (PDF)

Addendum to the STS Technical Report, Spring 2008 Administration (PDF)

STS Technical Report, Spring 2007 Administration (PDF; 4MB)

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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