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CELDT Technical Documentation

Includes Technical Reports and a Study for the California English Language Development Test (CELDT).

Report to the Legislature: K–1 Early Literacy Assessment Results and Administrative Process (PDF)

California English Language Development Test - A Comparison Study of Kindergarten and Grade One English-Fluent Students and English Learners on the 2010-11 Edition of the CELDT
(PDF; 1MB)

Bookmark Standard Setting (PDF; 7MB)

Evaluating Linkage and Alignment Study (PDF; 4MB)

Archived Reports*

2013–14 Edition CELDT Technical Report

2012–13 Edition CELDT Technical Report

2011–12 Edition CELDT Technical Report

2010–11 Edition CELDT Technical Report

2009–10 Edition CELDT Technical Report

Technical Reports

2008–09 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 6MB)

2007–08 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 5MB)

2006–07 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 33MB)

2005–06 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 24MB)

2004–05 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 1MB)

2003–04 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 10MB)

2002–03 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 14MB)

2001–02 Edition CELDT Technical Report Erratum

2001–02 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 11MB)

* For a copy of archived reports, please contact the English Language Proficiency and Alternate Assessments Office via e-mail at celdt@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   English Language Proficiency Assessments Office | celdt@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0784
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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