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

CALPADS Update FLASH: 2019–20 Academic Year (Flash numbers 157 thru latest)

The CALPADS Update FLASHES listed below include abbreviated descriptions of the contents of each FLASH memo.
Listed in descending order with the most recent on top.

Earlier CALPADS Flash communications for prior academic years are located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Topic Specific Correspondence

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Meetings/Webinars/Presentations

CALPADS Information Meetings (CIM)

Past CIM Events

To view past CIM events for prior academic years: Visit the CALPADS Communications Archive (CIM events are located under the "Webinars and Presentations – Archive" heading).

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Assessment and Accountability

California School Dashboard: New Career Measures Collected for the College/Career Indicator (Dated 05-Apr-2019)
Letter sent to Dashboard, Accountability, and Dashboard Alternative School Status Coordinators regarding new career measures collected for the College/Career Indicator on the California School Dashboard.

To view earlier communications (associated with prior academic years), see the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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

Correspondence for prior academic years is located in the CALPADS Communications Archive.

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Charter School Reporting Status Change Form

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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: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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