Data analysis is a vital part of an effective TUPE program. Data may show areas of strength and uncover areas that require more focus and guidance. Along with the CHKS and CYTS, TUPE programs should utilize additional data to guide their implementation efforts.
California School Climate, Health, and Learning Surveys (CalSCHLS) are a suite of survey instruments administered by WestEd and supported by CDE. They include the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS), California School Staff Survey (CSSS), and California School Parent Survey (CSPS).
The California Youth Tobacco Survey (CYTS) is a statewide survey of tobacco use, behaviors, and attitudes among youth in California. It has been conducted since 2001, and was previously known as the California Student Tobacco Survey. Schools and policy makers can use this information to understand local trends in tobacco use and prevent youth tobacco use in California.
The California Youth Tobacco Survey (CYTS) consists of students in grades 8, 10, and 12. Classrooms are selected randomly from a list of homeroom classes, for an average of 140 students per school. The CYTS provides up-to-date data that will be used to:
For support with administering the CYTS, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.