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Assessment Spotlight, Issue 4

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, July 25, 2018.

Focusing on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System and English Language Proficiency Assessments of California (ELPAC)—and including, when timely, updates on California’s other statewide assessments.

ELPAC – A Round of Applause for Use of the Local Scoring Tool!

Congratulations to the following local educational agencies, which entered and locked students’ Initial ELPAC raw scores into the Local Scoring Tool (LST) during the LST’s opening week:

  • Escondido Union
  • Fresno Unified
  • Hayward Unified
  • Irvine Unified
  • Jurupa Unified
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley
  • Sacramento City Unified
  • San Juan Unified

Learn how to use the LST by viewing the archived spring 2018 ELPAC LST webcast External link opens in new window or tab., which is approximately 55 minutes in length. Also available are the TOMS LST Instructions Quick Start Guide External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) and the ELPAC TOMS Adding Users Quick Start Guide External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF). Each of these resources is housed on the ELPAC website External link opens in new window or tab..

Initial ELPAC Parent Notification Translations Now Available

The translations of the Initial ELPAC Testing Parent/Guardian Notification Letter, 2018, have been posted on the California Department of Education ELPAC web page. This letter, notifying parents/guardians that their child will be assessed with the Initial ELPAC, is available in six languages: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Pilipino (Tagalog), and Vietnamese.

Please share this email with any educators in your local educational agency who would be interested in or benefit from this information. To join the email list, send a blank email message to subscribe-caaspp@mlist.cde.ca.gov. Are you a new subscriber? Visit the CDE Assessment Spotlight web page to find previous issues.

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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