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California's New Testing Program

Information on the state's new online tests in English and math, called CAASPP, which improve learning by providing more accurate and timely measures of student progress toward career and college readiness.

On January 1, 2014, the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System was established. The primary purpose of the CAASPP System is to assist teachers, administrators, students, and parents by promoting high-quality teaching and learning through the use of a variety of assessment approaches and item types.

CAASPP Frequently Asked Questions
Common questions and answers to help California educators communicate about the Smarter Balanced Assessment System with students

Communications Toolkit
Useful information for California educators, to help them communicate about the Smarter Balanced Assessment System with students, parents, the media, local school boards, and the general public.

CAASPP Results
Beginning with the 2013–14 school year, CAASPP became the new student assessment system in California, replacing the Standardized Testing and Reporting system (STAR). For STAR testing results from previous school years, visit the STAR Test Results Web page.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress | caaspp@cde.ca.gov |
Last Reviewed: Friday, July 19, 2019
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