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Matrix Three: CAHSEE and PFT


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Matrix Three: Test Variations for Administration of the California High School Exit Examination and the Physical Fitness Test for English Learners

Because the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) is specifically for English learners (ELs), there are not separate guidelines for administering the CELDT to this population. Please refer to the Matrix of Test Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications for Administration of California Statewide Assessments, the first table in this section, for additional variations for all students, including English learners.

Test Variation

California High School Exit Examination

Physical Fitness Test

Access to translation glossaries/word lists (English-to-primary language). Glossaries/word lists shall not include definitions or formulas.

Variation Allowed

Not Applicable

Additional supervised breaks within a testing day or following each section (STAR) within a test part provided that the test section is completed within a testing day. A test section is identified by a “STOP” at the end of it.

Variation Allowed

Not Applicable

English learners (ELs) may have the opportunity to be tested separately with other ELs provided that the student is directly supervised by an employee of the school who has signed the test security affidavit and the student has been provided such a flexible setting as part of his/her regular instruction or assessment.

Variation Allowed

Variation Allowed

Hear the test directions printed in the test administration manual translated into the student’s primary language. Ask clarifying questions about the test directions in the student’s primary language.

Variation Allowed

Variation Allowed

 

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