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Fact checking the Colorado governor’s race: The truth behind 5 claims...

With less than a month to go before the primary, the Democratic candidates for governor of Colorado are sparring not over the future of...

Feds approve Colorado’s education plan after multiple revisions, but critics see...

Colorado finally received approval for its federally mandated education plan Monday, one year and two revisions after the state first submitted it. Colorado’s plan was...

Colorado bows to federal pressure, adopts second school quality system that...

In an effort to keep federal dollars flowing to Colorado classrooms, the State Board of Education voted Wednesday to create two quality systems for...

Opt-out aftershock: Colorado school ratings called into question for low participation...

  The large number of students who skipped this spring’s state standardized tests is throwing a wrench into the high-stakes process of determining the quality...

Colorado’s opt-out rates stay steady, mostly

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Nicholas Garcia on August 11, 2016 Colorado continued to see a large percentage of older students skip standardized tests...

Why Colorado’s testing opt-out movement could struggle to build on 2015’s...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 27, 2016 A year ago, thousands of Colorado students, parents and educators fed up with...

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...