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Policy Updates

As part of California’s Accountability Progress Reporting System, California measures and reports each fall on the academic achievement of its students through two different mechanisms:

Learn more about API and AYP in a video presented by Dr. Paul Tuss of Sacramento County’s Center for Student Assessment and Program Accountability.

The annual reports identify schools or districts that have been designated for Program Improvement (PI) as part of federal accountability.  These annual reports are updated periodically with corrections in demographic data and new data from late-testing districts. Each fall, the state also releases information on the accountability status of districts receiving federal No Child Left Behind Title III funds for support of English Learners. To learn more, see Federal Accountability.