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Assessment System Independent Evaluation Study

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

Funding Description

The purpose of the funding is to implement an independent alignment study of California’s assessments that are used to calculate Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) for NCLB Title I accountability and that will provide information to allow the department to develop aligned descriptions of the content-based competencies associated with each achievement level.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Bidder should have at least 36 months experience in conducting alignment or evaluation studies of large-scale assessments.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority CDE; Budget Item Number 6110-001-0890; Federal Trust Fund, Schedule (30); Budget Item Number 6110-001-0001
Source / Type State / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5810 / 8290
Total Available $2,000,000
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available August 31, 2006
Due Date September 14, 2006
Expected Notification Date September 25, 2006

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Jennifer Nelson, 916-319-0344,
Fiscal Jennifer Nelson, 916-319-0344,
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division, 916-445-9441 (phone), 916-319-0968 (fax)
Last Modified: April 23, 2007

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