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

CALPADS Update FLASH

The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed 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.

To view earlier communications, see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Other Correspondence

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

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To receive information and updates regarding CALPADS, please subscribe to the appropriate CALPADS Listserv.

Earlier CALPADS communications are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Recently Posted in School Performance
  • CALPADS Update Flash #190 (added 17-Sep-2020)
    Topics include: 2020-21 roll over; live Fall 1 reporting and certification training for all users; registration information for October CIM meeting.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #189 (added 04-Sep-2020)
    Topics include: Important English Language Acquisition Status Updates.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #188 (added 27-Aug-2020)
    Topics of this Flash include: End-of-Year (EOY) submission deadline updates; update on defect resolution.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #187 (added 18-Aug-2020)
    Topic of this Flash: Guidance for Populating Student Absence Summary and Course Section Files in 2020-21.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #186 (added 13-Aug-2020)
    Topics include: New education program for 2020–21: Tribal Foster Youth; Education Program Code 193 added to CALPADS.

  • CALPADS Update FLASH #185 (PDF) (added 11-Aug-2020)
    CALPADS Update Flash sent to local educational agency (LEA) representatives.
  • 2020-21 Data Collections Back to School Letter (PDF) (added 11-Aug-2020)
    Annual back to school letter for CALPADS, CBEDS, and CARS data collections.
  • 2020–21 Data Collections: Back-to-School Letter (added 11-Aug-2020)
    Letter sent to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Special Education Local Plan Area Directors.
  • CALPADS Update FLASH #185 (added 11-Aug-2020)
    Topics include: SB 98 highlights; COVID-19-related FAQs; 2020-21 submission guidelines; anomaly percentage threshold for Fall 1.
  • CALPADS Update Flash #184 (added 27-Jul-2020)
    Topics include: 2020-21 Work-Based Learning data; preparing for submitting the WBLR File in 2020-21 EOY 1; Work-Based Learning codes for Students with Disabilities.