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Security Incidents and Appeals Process Overview

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Guide’s Intended Audience

The Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide provides guidance for CAASPP and ELPAC LEA and site coordinators who file reports of testing improprieties, irregularities, and breaches encountered during administrations for the CAASPP summative assessments and the ELPAC.

Detailed, step-by-step instructions for submitting, reviewing, and withdrawing STAIRS cases and for searching for STAIRS cases and Appeals are found in the contextual help in TOMS as well as in the web-based CAASPP and ELPAC TOMS User Guide. Refer to the STAIRS/Appeals topic in the guide’s left navigation pane for additional information.