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Implementation of CAASPP

Reports to the legislature required by California Education Code pertaining to the implementation of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.
Annual Analysis of Test Results

Annual analysis of the results and test scores of the CAASPP summative assessments as required by California Education Code Section 60630(a).                                                                                        

Annual Implementation Update

Annual update providing a five-year cost projection, implementation plan, and timeline for implementing the CAASPP System as required by California Education Code Section 60604(b).

Annual Independent Evaluation of CAASPP

An evaluation report prepared by the Human Resources Research Organization provides objective technical advice and consultation on activities to be undertaken in implementing the CAASPP System, as required by California Education Code Section 60649(c).

  • 2015 CAASPP Independent Evaluation Report (Coming soon.)
Superintendent Recommendations

Recommendations for expanding the CAASPP System as required by California Education Code Section 60640(c).

Recommendations for the Full Implementation of Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments as required by California Education Code Section 60648.5.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 28, 2016
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 22, 2017.
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 14, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 209 (added 12-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 7, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 208 (added 07-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 1, 2017.
  • ELPAC - CBA Report (CA Dept of Education) (PDF) (added 02-Jun-2017)
    This is a study to determine the viability of transitioning the ELPAC, a paper-pencil test, to a CBA.

  • CAASPP Update, Issue 207 (added 24-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 24, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 206 (added 18-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 17, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 205 (added 10-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 10, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 204 (added 09-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 3, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 203 (added 27-Apr-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, April 26, 2017.