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Communications from prior academic years are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

CALPADS Update FLASH

The CALPADS Update FLASHES list below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.
Listed with the most recent on top. Earlier Flashes can be found in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

2021–2022 Academic Year

2020–21 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Letters to Superintendents (including Fall Back-to-School Letter and Mid-Year Update)

2020–21 Academic Year

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Service and Support: CALPADS-CSIS Service Desk | calpads-support@cde.ca.gov | 916-325-9210
Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Update Flash #210 (added 22-Jul-2021)
    Guidance for testing students with the 2020-21 Summative ELPAC and CAASPP in July 2021.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #209 - Guidance for AB-104 (added 21-Jul-2021)
    Topics include: Guidance for exiting secondary students per AB-104; process to follow to submit data to CALPADS.
  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.2.92 (added 15-Jul-2021)
    This document lists fixes that have been released to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) Web application.
  • CALPADS Release Updates v1.2.91 (added 30-Jun-2021)
    This document lists fixes that have been released to the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) Web application.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #208 (added 28-Jun-2021)
    Guidance for updating records for students who are Reclassified Fluent English Proficient; retirement of two English Language Acquisition Correction Reason Codes.