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California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

The California Department of Education (CDE), through this request for proposals (RFP), is seeking a contractor for the development, administration, scoring, reporting, and analysis of the CAHSEE. The exam assesses students in the state-adopted content standards for English-language arts and mathematics. All students must satisfy the CAHSEE requirement, as well as all other graduation requirements, to receive a public high school diploma.


Eligible Applicants Nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The bidder must have at least 36 months of recent experience in the development, administration, scoring, reporting, and analysis of large-scale assessments and must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code Section 60850 et seq. (enacted by Chapter 1 of the Statutes of 1999 (Senate Bill 2X)); Budget Items 6110-113-0001(4), 6110-113-0890(5)
Source / Type State, Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $60,870,216
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available May 8, 2008
Due Date June 19, 2008
Expected Notification Date July 8, 2008

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other A bidders' conference will be held on May 20, 2008. The due date for the Intent to Submit a Proposal/Bid is May 23, 2008. Questions about this RFP must be submitted in the manner described in Section 4.7 of the RFP.


Program Linda Hooper, 916-319-0345,
Fiscal Shari DalPorto, 916-319-0340,
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division, 916-445-9449 (phone), 916-319-0969 (fax)
Last Modified: April 21, 2011
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