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[CA] CA School Dashboard Local Indicators Reporting Window

As the new academic year approaches, the California Department of Education (CDE) has announced important updates for California School Dashboard (Dashboard) Coordinators. These updates are crucial for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in ensuring compliance and accurate reporting for the 2023–24 school year. Below, we summarize the key takeaways and important dates for Dashboard Coordinators.

Key Takeaways

  • Reporting Window for Local Indicators

    • The reporting window for the 2023–24 Local Indicators will open on June 3, 2024.
    • The deadline to submit these indicators is July 31, 2024.
    • LEAs must report the date that the 2024 local indicator results were presented to the local governing board/body. This reporting should occur on or before July 1, 2024, at the same meeting where the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is adopted.
  • Dashboard Coordinator Database Reset

    • The CDE will reset the 2023–2024 Dashboard Coordinator database at 5 p.m., Friday, August 15, 2024.
    • During the reset period, the Dashboard Coordinator Web site on myCDEconnect will be inaccessible.
    • Access will be restored on August 19, 2024.
  • New Submission Requirements for 2024–25

    • A new submission of the Dashboard Coordinator registration form will be required for the 2024–25 school year.
    • This registration form must be approved by the LEA superintendent or charter school administrator.
    • Even if there are no changes in coordinator information from the previous year, the form must still be submitted and approved to receive login credentials for the new academic year.

Important Dates

  • June 3, 2024: Opening of the reporting window for 2023–24 Local Indicators.
  • July 1, 2024: Deadline to report the local indicator results to the local governing board/body.
  • July 31, 2024: Closing of the reporting window for 2023–24 Local Indicators.
  • August 15, 2024 (5 p.m.): Reset of the 2023–2024 Dashboard Coordinator database.
  • August 19, 2024: Access restored and requirement for new registration form submission for 2024–25.

Action Steps for Dashboard Coordinators

  1. Prepare for Reporting:

    • Gather all necessary data and documentation to report the 2023–24 Local Indicators.
    • Schedule and ensure the local indicator results are presented to the local governing board/body by July 1, 2024.
  2. Submission and Compliance:

    • Submit the Local Indicators within the reporting window from June 3, 2024, to July 31, 2024.
    • Ensure compliance with all deadlines and reporting requirements set by the CDE.
  3. Register for the New Academic Year:

    • Be aware of the database reset on August 15, 2024.
    • Prepare to submit the new Dashboard Coordinator registration form on August 19, 2024, and obtain approval from the LEA superintendent or charter school administrator.

By staying informed and adhering to these guidelines, Dashboard Coordinators can ensure a smooth and compliant reporting process for their LEAs. Mark these dates on your calendar and prepare accordingly to meet all CDE requirements.

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