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High School Equivalency Test RFI

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

Funding Description

The California Department of Education (CDE) issues this RFI for the purpose of soliciting information from potential vendors of existing high school equivalency tests that can determine whether persons who take the test meet the standard of performance expected of high school graduates in the State of California. The CDE will require specific information about the format, content, and future improvement of the proposed high school equivalency test, including whether the test is available in a paper-based format, a computer-based format, or both.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The successful contractor must demonstrate experience in administering large scale assessments by paper and/or computer, training test administration staff, maintaining records and disseminating and scoring a high volume of tests in a timely and secure manner. The successful bidder must have a minimum of three years of experience providing services for statewide or national testing programs such as assessments for accountability purposes, high school equivalency tests and/or college entrance exams.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) 17, 18, Adult


Legal Authority Education Code sections 51420 through 51427
Source / Type Unavailable / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2013-14
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 14, 2014
Due Date February 18, 2014
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application 2014 HSET Request for Information []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Jim Shields, High School and Physical Fitness Assessment Office, 916-323-6860,
Fiscal Jack Singh, 916-319-0757,
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division, 916-445-9449 (phone), 916-319-0967 (fax)
Last Modified: January 13, 2014
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