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April 13 2021
What's New
Illuminate Education and Education Advanced have joined forces in a collaborative partnership to provide educators with support and practical solutions for assessment concerns. The onset of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020 caused significant disruption...
April 07 2021
What's New
State Compliance
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
The United States Department of Education on Tuesday April 6, 2021 approved in writing a request from the California Department of Education to waive some accountablity, school identificiation, and related reporting requirements for the 2020-21 schoo...
February 11 2021
What's New
Jason DuBose, MBA, M.Ed. Vice President of Sales - TestHound The holidays have passed us by and the season for testing is upon us. As a testing coordinator, you know what is coming, but even the best among us can get caught up in the hustle and bustl...
January 14 2021
What's New
State Compliance
California's Safe Schools for All Plan provides the support and accountability to establish a clear path to minimize in-school transmissions and enable, first, a phased return to in-person instruction, and then ongoing safe in-person instruction.&nbs...
December 10 2020
What's New
Assessment
CAASPP
ELPAC
The California Teachers Association (CTA) is calling on the State Board of Education and the California Department of Education to apply for a federal waiver for the English, Math and Science portions of California Assessment of Student Performa...
November 25 2020
What's New
Assessment
In ten years, will historians look back at the 30-year effort to get teachers to interpret test data as a failure? I'm impatient. I don't want to wait ten years. Although I'm no historian, here's my verdict. Yes, it was a failure. This long push to m...
October 02 2020
What's New
Assessment
Test Operations Management System
CAASPP
ELPAC
 The Data Entry Interface (DEI) is used to enter student responses and scores for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) and the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). This video will dem...
September 20 2020
What's New
The Napa County Office of Education has a position open for Coordinator of Data and Analytics.  Download the job description below!  
August 10 2020
What's New
Assessment
The California Department of Education has partnered with the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) to hold the annual California Assessment Conference on October 6 and 7, 2020, through a virtual conference platform. Details about this profess...
July 07 2020
What's New
Assessment
Test Operations Management System
CAASPP
Digital Library
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. New Resource...
June 08 2020
What's New
State Compliance
Teaching & Learning
Editor's note:  Still not sure if they understand schools or not.  Keeping students 6 feet apart from each other is clearly not a viable option in schools where 40 students are crammed into a single classroom.  Unclear what resources, ...
May 29 2020
What's New
Assessment
CAASPP
Digital Library
ELPAC
Assessment Spotlight 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 asse...