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CALPADS Known Issues

The documentation on this Web page provides a history of CALPADS system-related known issues.

The California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) is the foundation of California's K–12 education data system that allows for tracking a student's academic performance over time. This page is part of the California Department of Education's (CDE's) CALPADS Web Portal.

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Known Issues

The documentation below, provided in Microsoft Excel format, provides a comprehensive history of CALPADS system-related issues that are known — that is, open issues that have been reported to the CALPADS Operations Office via the Service Desk or other communication. Each spreadsheet contains tabs at the bottom that enable navigation through the document.

The various tabs in the Known Issues document include lists of issues, from the most recent to all of the "open issues," as well as descriptions of given issues along with issue classifications, levels of severity, and target release dates.

The latest published document supersedes previous versions and contains a comprehensive list of all open issues.

September 2019

August 2019

July 2019

Known Issues Archive

Questions:   CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office | calpads@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6738
Last Reviewed: Monday, September 16, 2019
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    This document depicts the valid codes that can only be used in specific combinations in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS).
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    Current code values referenced in the CALPADS File Specifications (CFS) for the coded value data elements.
  • CALPADS File Specifications (CFS) v11.0 (added 22-Aug-2019)
    Overview of the CALPADS file formats, data submission windows, data submission calendar, and document conventions.