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Student Achievement and Support Division


Designs, develops and administers systems for schools, districts, and associated technical assistance providers to institute and implement coherent standards-based educational programs that result in improved student outcomes and make appropriate use of the resources available through California's system of support, Title I, Title V, and the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Dr. Lindsay Weiss-Tornatore, Director

Phone: 916-319-0926
Fax: 916-322-5092


The Improvement & Accountability Division is part of the Instruction and Measurement Branch.

California Equity Performance and Improvement Program (CEPIP)
Provides funds to support and build capacity within county offices of education (COEs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and schools to promote equity in California schools.

Compliance Monitoring
State and federal laws require the California Department of Education (CDE) to monitor the implementation of categorical programs operated by local educational agencies (LEAs). This is accomplished through different processes.

Continuous Improvement Resources
Provides high quality, timely, and responsive resources and tools that are designed to assist all LEAs and their schools to meet the needs of each student served, with a focus on building capacity to sustain continuous improvement and effectively address inequities in student support and outcomes.

High Priority/Interventions
State and federally funded programs that assist local educators and administrators in improving students achievement.

Improving Academic Achievement
Helps disadvantaged students meet state academic content and performance standards.

Local Agency Systems Support Office
Responsible for supporting districts in understanding the program planning and accountability requirements of the Local Control Funding Formula, including the development and implementation of the Local Control and Accountability Plan as articulated in statute and regulations.

Parent/Family
Information for parents and family members about becoming involved in the education of their children.

Schoolwide Programs
Authorized programs and targeted assistance schools under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

Title I, Part A-Accountability
Information about all local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools, including Title I-funded schools and LEAs, making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) as defined by No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

Questions:   Improvement & Accountability Division | 916-319-0926
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 8, 2020