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Except where specifically noted, permission must be obtained for reproduction of any portion of the material on this website. The material may not be edited or altered and must remain unchanged, as published by the California Department of Education (CDE). To obtain permission to reproduce material at this website (including text, images, and multi-media files) for any purpose, submit the specifics of your request in writing by completing the form Copyright Release Request (DOC; Modified 24-May-2012), and sending it to the Copyright Program Office, CDE Press, California Department of Education, 1430 N Street, Suite 3207, Sacramento, CA 95814. Fax: 916-323-0823. Requests may require CDE Press research and consultation with authors; please allow 2-4 weeks for the processing of all requests. Copyright release of the California Department of Education "seal" is not granted outside of CDE and requires prior approval for entities within CDE.
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