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STAR Designated Primary Language Test

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

The California Department of Education (CDE), through this request for submissions, invites the submission of a primary language test in any of California's languages other than English in reading, spelling, written expression, and mathematics, for English learners in grades two through eleven. The designated primary language test (DPLT) will be administered, scored, and reported as part of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The bidder must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California (registered with the Secretary of State). Bidders must submit a current Certificate of Good Standing issued by the California Secretary of State.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Bidders should have at least 36 months of experience in the administration of large-scale assessments.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code sections 60640-60649
Source / Type State, Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8590
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient
Amount
See Additional Information below.
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula N/A

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
April 5, 2005
Due Date May 18, 2005
Expected
Notification Date
July 7, 2005

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/index.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Other The beginning date of the contract is contingent upon approval by the State Board of Education. Contract funding is contingent upon the annual appropriation in the Budget Act. Previously, CDE has been appropriated $1,400,000 per fiscal year for the DPLT.

Contacts

Program Miguel Cordova
Phone : 916-319-0337
E-mail : mcordova@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Debbie McClurg
Phone : 916-319-0347
E-mail : dmcclurg@cde.ca.gov
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division
Phone : 916-445-8765
Fax : 916-319-0969

Last Modified: September 13, 2006

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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