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Public Schools Accountability Act (PSAA)

Authorizes the creation of an educational accountability system for California public schools. Its primary goal is to help schools improve and to measure the academic achievement of all students.
PSAA Program Information
  • CalEdFacts PSAA Section
    California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.
California Education Code and PSAA
PSAA Advisory Committee
PSAA Components
Questions: Academic Accountability Team | aau@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0863 
Last Reviewed: Friday, January 29, 2016

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