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STAR Designated Primary Language Test

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

Funding Description

The California Department of Education (CDE), through this request for submissions, invites the submission of a primary language test in any of California's languages other than English in reading, spelling, written expression, and mathematics, for English learners in grades two through eleven. The designated primary language test (DPLT) will be administered, scored, and reported as part of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The bidder must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California (registered with the Secretary of State). Bidders must submit a current Certificate of Good Standing issued by the California Secretary of State.
Other Eligibility Considerations Bidders should have at least 36 months of experience in the administration of large-scale assessments.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 60640-60649
Source / Type State, Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient Amount See Additional Information below.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula N/A

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 5, 2005
Due Date May 18, 2005
Expected Notification Date July 7, 2005

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other The beginning date of the contract is contingent upon approval by the State Board of Education. Contract funding is contingent upon the annual appropriation in the Budget Act. Previously, CDE has been appropriated $1,400,000 per fiscal year for the DPLT.


Program Miguel Cordova, 916-319-0337,
Fiscal Debbie McClurg, 916-319-0347,
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division, 916-445-8765 (phone), 916-319-0969 (fax)
Last Modified: September 13, 2006
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