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§ 1040. Definitions.

5 CA ADC § 1040Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: December 28, 2022

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 5. Education
Division 1. California Department of Education
Chapter 2. Pupils
Subchapter 4. Statewide Testing of Pupils and Evaluation Procedures* (Refs & Annos)
Article 2. Physical Performance Testing Programs
Effective: December 28, 2022
5 CCR § 1040
§ 1040. Definitions.
For the purpose of the physical performance test required by Education Code section 60800, and also referred to as the Physical Fitness Test (PFT), the following definitions shall apply:
(a) “Accommodations” means any variation in the assessment environment or process that does not fundamentally alter what the test measures or affect the comparability of scores.
(b) “Annual assessment window” begins on February 1 and ends on May 31 of each school year.
(c) “Block schedule” is a restructuring of the school day whereby pupils attend half as many classes, for twice as long.
(d) “District Physical Fitness Test Coordinator” is an employee of the school district designated by the superintendent of the district to oversee the administration of the PFT within the district.
(e) “FITNESSGRAM®,” November, 2005, excluding the Body Composition component, and all Healthy Fitness Zone® (HFZ) performance standards, is the California Physical Fitness Test designated by the State Board of Education (SBE), a document incorporated by reference.
(f) “Grade” for the purpose of the PFT means the grade assigned to the pupil by the school district at the time of testing.
(g) “Modification” means any variation in the assessment environment or process that fundamentally alters what the test measures or affects the comparability of scores.
(h) “Pupil” is a person in grades 5, 7 or 9, enrolled in a California public school or placed in a non-public school through the individualized education program (IEP) process pursuant to Education Code section 56365.
(i) “Results,” as used in Education Code section 60800, subdivisions (b) and (d), is the percent of students, by subtest component and grade level, who participated during the annual assessment window. “Results,” as used in Education Code section 60800, subdivision (c), is the raw score a student receives when participating in a specific FITNESSGRAM® component.
(j) “School district” includes elementary, high school, and unified school districts, county offices of education, any charter school that for assessment purposes does not elect to be part of the school district or county office of education that granted the charter, and any charter school chartered by the SBE.
(k) “Test administration manual” is the Updated Third Edition FITNESSGRAM®/ACTIVITYGRAM®, a document incorporated by reference. A copy is available for review from CDE staff in the Assessment Development and Administration Division.
(l) “Test examiner” is an employee of the school district who administers the PFT.
(m) “Variation” is a change in the manner in which a test is presented or administered, or in how a test taker is allowed to respond, and includes, but is not limited to accommodations and modifications.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 33031, Education Code. Reference: Sections 60603, 60608 and 60800, Education Code.
History
1. Repealer filed 9-25-69; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 69, No. 39).
2. New Note filed 9-23-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 39).
3. Amendment of section heading, new section and amendment of Note filed 7-31-2006; operative 8-30-2006 (Register 2006, No. 31).
4. Amendment of subsections (e) and (h), new subsection (i), subsection relettering, amendment of newly designated subsections (k) and (m) and amendment of Note filed 2-4-2022 as an emergency; operative 2-4-2022 (Register 2022, No. 5). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-3-2022 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
5. Amendment of subsections (e) and (h), new subsection (i), subsection relettering, amendment of newly designated subsections (k) and (m) and amendment of Note refiled 7-27-2022 as an emergency, including further amendment of subsections (e), (i) and amendment of subsection (j); operative 8-3-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.1(d) (Register 2022, No. 30). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-1-2022 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Amendment of subsections (e) and (h), new subsection (i), subsection relettering and amendment of newly designated subsections (k) and (m) refiled 10-24-2022 as an emergency; operative 11- 1-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.1(d) (Register 2022, No. 43). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-30-2023 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
7. Certificate of Compliance as to 10-24-2022 order, including further amendment of subsection (e), transmitted to OAL 11-10-2022 and filed 12-28-2022; amendments effective 12-28-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2022, No. 52).
This database is current through 6/14/24 Register 2024, No. 24.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, § 1040, 5 CA ADC § 1040
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