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Statewide Notification Template

The Statewide Testing Notification templates contains language that can be inserted into a parent/guardian handbook or other annual parent/guardian notification document to serve the purpose of meeting state and federal obligations for local educational agencies (LEAs) to inform parents/guardians of the year's statewide assessments pursuant to Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 2, Section 852, inclusive of the right to exempt pursuant to California Education Code Section 60615.

The Testing Notification Template is available in English and the other top seven languages spoken in California schools. It is posted on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Parent/Guardian Notification web page External link opens in new window or tab..

Test Notification Letter Templates, Current Year Translations

Parent/Guardian notification letter templates are available to notify parents and guardians about the various testing options that LEAs may employ to complete 2021–22 testing. The sample letters serve as notices to parents and guardians of the year's statewide assessments pursuant to Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Chapter 2, Section 852, but do not satisfy an LEA's obligation to notify parents/guardians of their right to exempt their child from statewide assessments pursuant to California Education Code Section 60615.

An LEA may use whatever method fits its needs to notify parents and guardians about the test administration. These letters can be customized and used as a printed document or provided to parents and guardians electronically.

The Testing Notification Letter Templates are available in English and the other top seven languages spoken in California schools. It is posted on the CAASPP Parent/Guardian Notification web page External link opens in new window or tab..

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 02, 2022
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