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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS), COVID-19 as it relates to CALPADS Data Collection, Race & Ethnicity, and the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) may be found on the following web pages:

Questions for the CDE related to CALPADS may be directed to calpads@cde.ca.gov.

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: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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