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Request for Proposals

California English Language Development Test (CELDT)


Note: The due date for the request for proposals has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

The California Department of Education (CDE), through this Request for Proposals (RFP), invites submission for the ongoing development, administration, scoring, reporting, and analysis of the California English Language Development Test (CELDT). The CELDT is a criterion-referenced test aligned to the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted English Language Development (ELD) Standards that assess the English language proficiency of pupils whose primary language is a language other than English.

Program Questions: Gaye Lauritzen, e-mail: glauritzen@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0231

Downloading Questions: Kerri Wong, CELDT office | kewong@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0333

Document Description
Cover Letter Cover Letter to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the CELDT.
Request for Proposals
(DOC; 1MB)
Request for Proposals for the California English Language Development Test (CELDT).
Erratum #1: July 26, 2011 Erratum #1 refers to a correction to a time deadline described in Section 4.8.
Erratum #2: July 29, 2011 Erratum #2 refers to changes to the English Only Study described in Task 3.11.
Erratum #3: August 16, 2011 Erratum #3 refers to changes as a result of the Questions and Answers from perspective bidders.
Frequently Asked Questions: August 12, 2011 Questions and Answers related to the California English Language Development Test RFP 2012–2015.
Erratum #4: September 20, 2011 Erratum #4 refers to changes to the Time Schedule described in Section 4.8.
Erratum #5: September 26, 2011 Erratum #5 refers to changes to the process of the RFP providing clarification on the requirements of the RFP.
Erratum #6: October 4, 2011 Erratum #6 refers to updates to the English Language Acquisition Assessment System.
Frequently Asked Questions: October 10, 2011 Questions and Answers related to the California English Language Development Test RFP 2012–2015.
Erratum #7: October 10, 2011 Erratum #7 refers to changes as a result of the second set of Questions and Answers from perspective bidders.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD

California English Language Development Test (CELDT)
Request for Proposals
January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2015

Company Name Step 1, Part 1

Adherence to Proposal Requirements
Step 1, Part 2

Technical Evaluation
Step 2

Adherence to Cost Proposal Requirements
Bid Amount
CTB/McGraw-Hill PASS PASS PASS $30,969,441.00
Educational Data Systems
(Intended Awardee)
PASS PASS PASS $29,306,168.25
Pearson PASS DID NOT PASS N/A N/A

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