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CHSPE Program Notes, March 2012

March 2012 edition of the California High School Proficiency Examination Program Notes
California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) Web Site Updated

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Requirement to Announce the CHSPE

California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 11523, requires the principal of each school maintaining either or both grade eleven and twelve to distribute to each pupil in those grades an announcement explaining the CHSPE. Upon receipt of the announcements from the California Department of Education or its contractor, distribution shall be made in sufficient time to enable interested pupils to meet all examination registration requirements for the fall test of that year. The announcement named the 2012–13 Flyer for Students in Grades Eleven and Twelve is located on the CDE CHSPE Web page in both English and Spanish.

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Last Reviewed: Monday, June 22, 2015

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