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California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)
Parent Guides

The State of California developed a comprehensive parent guide which addresses the following topics:
  1. How the Online Smarter Balanced Assessments are different from Previous Califonia Tests
  2. How Student Perfomrance is Reported on the Smarter Balanced Assessments
  3. Student Performance in English Language Arts
  4. Student Performance in Mathematics
Attached are the parent guides to the new smarter balanced assessments called CAASPP broken down by grade level spans.  The parent guides are also available in Spanish. 

Brief Video on the Transition in Assessments

Please take a moment to watch a short video presented by the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on the transition to assessments based on common core state standards.  Open link below:

https://youtu.be/g5cYubdeh8U