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Academic Performance IndexAccess detailed reports by county district and school level.
California Basic Education Data System CBEDSCBEDS is a collection of data from California public schools (K-12) including information on student enrollment.
California Department of EducationThe Core Purpose of the California Department of Education is to lead and support the continuous improvement of student achievement with a specific focus on closing achievement gaps.
California School Recognition Program (CSRP)A must-read for all potential Distinguished Schools.
CDE OrganizationCDE's directory of branches and divisions.
Charter SchoolsInformation on funding grants laws & regulations legislation and assessment issues related to Charter Schools.
Class Size Reduction (9th Grade)Find out about the Morgan-Hart Class Size Reduction Act to reduce high school class sizes.
Class Size Reduction (K-3)Everything you need to know about CSR can be found here from operations and facilities programs contacts for assistance and accounting and audits.
Curriculum and Instructional Leadership BranchLinks to many major programs.
DataquestDataquest lets you create your own reports on California's Academic Performance Index (API), enrollment, graduation rates, and other information.
Driver EducationQuestions and answers regarding drivers education programs.
Education Code Waiver ProcessFor general and specific waiver requests as well as the process for requesting waivers from the State Board of Education.
Education Data PartnershipEd-Data's site provides an interactive database with financial demographic and performance information for each California school school district and county.
Financial and Accounting InformationCDE's financial and salary data at the state county and district levels.
Fiscal and Administrative Services DivisionProvides high quality fiscal and administrative services to the California Department of Education, fiscal support to child development and nutrition programs, and fiscal expertise to local, state, and federal agencies.
Funding OpportunitiesA partial list of funding opportunities available from the Curriculum and Instructional Leadership (CIL) Branch.
Office of School TransportationLinks to news training programs legislation & regulations regarding school transportation.
Principal ApportionmentsInformation regarding past and upcoming apportionments including attendance forms charter school block grant worksheets & a calendar of key deadlines for coming apportionments..
Public Schools Accountability Act (PSAA)This CDE site contains information pertaining to the PSAA including STAR and API data. Also lists schools eligible for inclusion in the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (II/USP).
Safe Schools and Violence PreventionMany resources to promote safe schools.
School Facilities Planning DivisionFor links to field services child care facilities year-round education and much more.
Special Education DivisionMany resources for Special Ed from administration to laws regulations & policies to quality assurance process.
Standardized Account Code Structure (SACS)You'll find account codes & principles software and downloadable files and information on training.