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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...

Concerns about reading scores and school ratings prompt Denver district to...

Early elementary school families in Denver will get individual reading progress reports from the school district next month explaining how their children are doing...

From CSAP to PARCC, here’s how Colorado’s standardized tests have changed...

For more than two decades, Colorado public school students have taken annual tests to measure how well they’ve mastered the state’s English and math...

Colorado will no longer give PARCC English and math tests, forging...

Colorado will begin shifting away from standardized tests developed as part of a controversial multi-state effort and toward tests developed mostly by Colorado educators. The move,...

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...

How Colorado districts comply with state law speaks volumes about their...

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Eric Gorski on April 29, 2016 At Boulder Valley School District high schools this spring, it was business as...

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...

Civics test bill fails on final Senate roll-call vote

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Todd Engdahl on April 5, 2016 The bill to require high school students to pass a civics test to...

What the Board of Education chair’s turbulent departure says about Colorado...

If thousands of kids protesting and lawmakers staying up until all hours trying to hash out workable compromises on testing reform didn't tell you that the state of public education in Colorado is pretty contentious these days, than the abrupt resignation of newly-elected state Board of Education Chair Marcia Neal confirms it.