The California Basic Educational Skills Test is given to California and Oregon teacher candidates. They are required to take it in order to receive their credential. It has three sections: Reading, Mathematics and Writing. A score is given for each section that is listed on the website. Official scores are posted to the website on the date listed next to the date you took the test.

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