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This page contains communications related to CALPADS including system updates, correspondence, and newsletters.

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2015–16 CALPADS Certification Report

Earlier communications are located in the Communications Archive.

CALPADS Updates

The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.

Webinars and Presentations

CALPADS Information Meeting – April 19, 2016 External link opens in new window or tab. (02:29:10)
YouTube video. Additionally, the CIM PowerPoint Slides – April 19, 2016 External link opens in new window or tab. are available on the California School Information Services (CSIS) Web site.

Topic Specific Correspondence

  • Compliance with Assembly Bill 420 | PDF (Dated 16-Jun-2016)
    Letter sent to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding compliance with Assembly Bill 420 (effective since/as of January 1, 2015).

Assessment and Accountability

Letters to Superintendents

Charter School Reporting Status Change Form

Earlier communications are located in the Communications Archive.

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Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.18 (XLS) (added 25-Aug-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS System Documentation (updated 19-Aug-2016)
    The system documents assist in using CALPADS.
  • CALPADS Error List v8.2 (XLS) (added 16-Aug-2016)
    This document contains descriptions for each error generated when submitting given data to CALPADS.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.17 (XLS) (added 12-Aug-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS User Manual v8.1 (DOC) (added 11-Aug-2016)
    CALPADS User Manual. This document contains instructions regarding using and navigating the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).

  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.1.93 (XLS) (added 09-Aug-2016)
    Release updates for CALPADS, March 30, 2016.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #119 (added 08-Aug-2016)
    Topics include: New CALPADS maintenance window; reporting disciplinary removals to an interim alternative setting; direct certification counts; CTE reports 3.14 and 3.15.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.16 (XLS) (added 05-Aug-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Known Issues v1.4.15 (XLS) (added 02-Aug-2016)
    This document lists open issues that have been reported to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) office.
  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.1.92 (XLS) (added 26-Jul-2016)
    Release updates for CALPADS Dated, July 26, 2016.