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California Modified Assessment Studies

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite submissions to conduct independent alignment and validation studies of the California Modified Assessment (CMA) for the grades and subjects used to calculate Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) accountability purposes.


Eligible Applicants Individuals, institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Sole proprietorships, partnerships, public or private entities, unincorporated organizations or associations may submit proposals in response to this RFP. In order to maintain the independent quality of the alignment study, the current contractor on the STAR administration contract (contract number 5417) is excluded from bidding on this RFP.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Act Item 6110-001-0890.
Source / Type Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 0000
Total Available $600,000
Recipient Amount $ 600,000 maximum
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The contract shall be awarded to the responsive bidder with the lowest total bid amount.

Important Dates

Date Application Available June 24, 2011
Due Date August 15, 2011
Expected Notification Date August 26, 2011

Additional Information

Application California Modified Assessment Studies RFP []
Background Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Results2011-12 CMAS Funding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program John Boivin, 916-319-0575,
Fiscal Debbie McClurg, 916-319-0347,
Division Analysis, Measurement & Accountability Reporting, 916-445-8765 (phone), 916-319-0969 (fax)
Last Modified: June 24, 2011

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