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Parent Communications

Local educational agencies (LEAs) can use these materials to communicate with parents and guardians about the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).

Parent Guide to the 2013–14 CAASPP (PDF)
This guide provides information about the new statewide testing system including background, testing, and reporting information and resources.

California Standards Test, California Modified Assessment, Standards-based Tests in Spanish, and California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA) Testing Parent and Guardian Letter Template for LEAs (PDF)
These templates can be used by LEAs to inform parents and guardians about paper-and-pencil testing for 2013–14.

CAPA Testing Parent and Guardian Letter Template for LEAs (PDF)
This template can be used by LEAs to inform parent and guardians about CAPA testing for 2013–14.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 21, 2015
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