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Desert Sands Unified School District

California High School Exit Examination Remediation Compendium.
Organization Name:

Desert Sands Unified School District

Remediation Program Title:

CAHSEE Support and Review Course: English-Language Arts/Math

Subject Matter:

English-Language Arts and Math


The course is composed of four-week intensive support and review sessions beginning in mid-August targeting incoming grade 12 students. This model continues throughout the school year in various forms: before, during, and after school. Special Day Class students work in small groups with special education staff; the support class incorporates all accommodations and modifications that would be used on the CAHSEE. English learners work in small-group settings. Globe Fearon’s Meeting the California Challenge: English-Language Arts is provided to each student in the ELA course. Meeting the California Challenge: Math is provided for each student in the math course. Longitudinal test data with multiple disaggregations are provided to staff. Strand-gap analysis is provided at the district, site, and classroom levels.

The program is designed for grade 12 students who are within 25 points of passing the CAHSEE.

Target Audiences:

Grade 12 students, English learners, special education students, and eligible grades 9 and 10 students if space is available

Typical Instructional Setting:

Classroom with 11-18 students

Diagnostic Assessment Used:
Curriculum Used:
Contact Information:

Cathy Doyle
District Project Facilitator for Assessment and Accountability
Desert Sands Unified School District
47-950 Dune Palms Road
La Quinta, CA 92253

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