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CAASPP - California Assessment of Student Performance & Progress

Students in grades three through eight and grade eleven are taking the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress summative assessments in English language arts/literacy and mathematics in the first statewide administration of new, online tests to replace the paper-based, multiple-choice Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program. The new tests represent an academic checkup, allowing students to demonstrate their ability to write analytically, think critically, and solve problems.


The state’s new assessment system represents the next step in California’s plan for providing high-quality teaching and learning in every school, including higher academic standards, more decision-making in the hands of schools and communities, and more resources dedicated to schools and to students with the greatest needs.

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