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The Quick Reference Guides provide step-by-step instructions for how to accomplish a task or activity within California’s assessment programs.

Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment

Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments

Smarter Balanced Digital Library

California Science Test (CAST)

California Alternate Assessments (CAA)

California Spanish Assessment (CSA)

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 14, 2018
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    Videos from the New California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Coordinator trainings.
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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 7, 2018.
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    The Formative Assessment in Action Video Series (hyperlink to YouTube channel) features California members of the Digital Library State Network of Educators (SNE) demonstrating formative assessment techniques in their classrooms.

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    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 30, 2018.
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