Assessment Spotlight, Issue 240California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, July 28, 2023.
Focusing on the CAASPP System and English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)—and including, when timely, updates on California’s other statewide assessments. For questions related to test administration, coordination, and trainings, visit the CAASPP website and the ELPAC website .
2023 Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting Starts Next Week
The first of three meetings of the 2023 Assessment and Accountability Information (AAIM) will take place virtually next Thursday, August 3 from 2–4 p.m. Topics for this meeting include general assessment updates, national and international tests, Physical Fitness Test, high school equivalency and proficiency programs, English language arts/literacy and mathematics summative assessments, and the California Spanish Assessment.
The dates and topics for the other two meetings are:
- August 10—Interim and formative assessments, ELPAC, and science assessment programs
- August 17—California School Dashboard and accountability updates
If you are unable to attend but would like to receive materials or a notice when the recording is posted, complete the AAIM Materials and Recordings Google Form .
If you have any questions about the event, please contact the Sacramento County Office of Education by email at email@example.com.
CAASPP and ELPAC Systems Downtime Reminder
Downtime for CAASPP and ELPAC systems will start Friday, July 28 at 5 p.m. and continue through Tuesday, August 1 at 8 a.m. During this downtime, the following CAASPP and ELPAC systems will be unavailable:
- Test Operations Management System
- Test Delivery System/Test Administrator Interface
- Completion Status System
- Interim Assessment Viewing System
- Teacher Hand Scoring System
The California Educator Reporting System is currently in scheduled downtime, which started Thursday, July 27 at 5 p.m. and will continue through Tuesday, August 1 at 8 a.m.
Direct any questions about the scheduled downtime to your local educational agency’s (LEA’s) assigned LEA (Level Student Score Report Availability) Success Agent. You can locate your LEA's assigned Success Agent on the LEA Success Agents web page . For other support options, visit the California Outreach web page .
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