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High School Equivalency Test RFI

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

The California Department of Education (CDE) issues this RFI for the purpose of soliciting information from potential vendors of existing high school equivalency tests that can determine whether persons who take the test meet the standard of performance expected of high school graduates in the State of California. The CDE will require specific information about the format, content, and future improvement of the proposed high school equivalency test, including whether the test is available in a paper-based format, a computer-based format, or both.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The successful contractor must demonstrate experience in administering large scale assessments by paper and/or computer, training test administration staff, maintaining records and disseminating and scoring a high volume of tests in a timely and secure manner. The successful bidder must have a minimum of three years of experience providing services for statewide or national testing programs such as assessments for accountability purposes, high school equivalency tests and/or college entrance exams.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
12, Adult
Eligible
Age Level(s)
17, 18, Adult

Funding

Legal
Authority
Education Code sections 51420 through 51427
Source / Type Unavailable / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
7810 / 8590
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
January 14, 2014
Due Date February 18, 2014
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r19/hset14rfi.asp
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Jim Shields, High School and Physical Fitness Assessment Office
Phone : 916-323-6860
E-mail : jshields@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Jack Singh
Phone : 916-319-0757
E-mail : jasingh@cde.ca.gov
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division
Phone : 916-445-9449
Fax : 916-319-0967

Last Modified: January 13, 2014

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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