CAASPP: Accessibility Supports/Tools
CAASPP is California's new system of end-of-year state assessments comprising of the Smarter Balanced computerized assessment, the science field test assessment, and the alternate assessment.
Accessibility Supports for CAASPP Assessments
The California Department of Education recognizes that the validity of assessment results depend on each and every student having the appropriate accessibility support, based on the constructs being measured by a particular assessment.
Who can access the supports/tools? Some tools are available to all students, these are accessed by student choice. Other tools and supports are only available to students with a formal plan (Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan).
Supports are offered as embedded and non-embedded:
Visual Guides for Accessibility Supports
These subject-specific guides provide a listing of the supports available to students taking the ELA, math, and/or science field tests.