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Verified Data

An overview of the legislative requirement for criteria, and the list of valid and reliable assessments and measure of postsecondary outcomes to be used in the charter school renewal process.

Background

The State Board of Education (SBE), at its November 2020 meeting, approved the criteria to define verified data, and the list of valid and reliable assessments and measure of postsecondary outcomes. Information regarding verified data criteria, data use procedures, adopted assessments, and postsecondary indicators is available at Verified Data Criteria and Adopted Indicators.

The information considered by the SBE are available at SBE Agenda for November 2020, or at November 2020 SBE Agenda Item 14 (DOCX; Posted 23-Oct-2020) and November 2020 SBE Agenda Item 14 Addendum (DOCX; Posted 04-Nov-2020).

Webinar

The California Department of Education (CDE), in partnership with WestEd, hosted a webinar on Assembly Bill 1505 Verified Data Technical Assistance for charter school administrators and charter school authorizers via Zoom. This webinar provided an overview of the SBE-adopted criteria to define verified data and of the list of valid and reliable assessments and measures of postsecondary outcomes as required by California Education Code Section 47607.2. The slide deck for this webinar, which was conducted on December 8, 2020, is available at AB 1505: Verified Data Technical Assistance Webinar (PDF).

Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly asked questions about valid and reliable assessments and measures of postsecondary outcomes to be used in the charter school renewal process are available at Verified Data FAQs.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, September 10, 2021
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