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A bastion of student data privacy, Colorado yields a bit to...

Colorado education officials are reconsidering the data privacy rules that for three years in a row have hidden large amounts of student achievement data...

Colorado students show gains in literacy on 2018 state tests, but...

More than half of all Colorado students in third through eighth grade continue to fall below state expectations in reading, writing, and math, according...

State lawmaker takes aim at school tests tied to contempt charge

State Rep. Tim Leonard, who spent a couple weeks in jail last month on contempt charges stemming, in part, from his effort to opt...

Students say testing doesn’t work; lawmakers and Governor wrangle over opt...

The first day it was four degrees. On the second day, the needle jumped to 15 degrees, and the sign-waving students celebrated. Those two...

Colorado lawmakers hug over testing-reform bills

For months Colorado lawmakers have been struggling to find a legislative compromise that would reduce standardized testing in schools but preserve millions in Federal funding and accountability for educators and students. On Thursday, the wait was over.

Standardized testing protestors’ rally cry at the Capitol: “More than a...

Bundled children held signs that bent in the the blowing sleet. They read: “Testing ≠ Teaching,” “School zone … No PARCCing,” “Have you freed a teacher today?” and the Twitter hashtag eponymous, “More than a score.”

1000-plus Boulder students join standardized test sit-out protest

  Students from at least three Boulder Valley School District high schools staged protests Thursday and plan to protest again on Friday by sitting out...