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September 10, 2019
Lo que los padres de Colorado deben saber cuando reciban — y traten de descifrar — los resultados de CMAS
Aquí hemos juntado varias respuestas a algunas preguntas para ayudarte a mejor entender estos reportes, incluso que es lo que los distritos están requeridos a compartir.
need to know
September 4, 2019
Test scores, vaccination rates, AC and more: 10 back-to-school stories with news you can use
Look up school-by-school test results, graduation rates, and vaccination rates. Plus, answers to your questions about full-day kindergarten, CMAS scores, and more.
August 28, 2019
Here’s what Colorado parents need to know about getting — and deciphering — kids’ CMAS scores
Get answers to common questions about CMAS score reports, including what districts are required to share and how parents should interpret the reports.
August 20, 2019
Raising the bar or moving the goalposts? Changes pending for Colorado school rating system
It could soon be harder for Colorado schools to earn the state’s top ratings.
Updated August 16, 2019
Facing big test score gaps, Denver praises schools where students of color making progress
“We have a lot of work to do in closing gaps,” Superintendent Susana Cordova said.
August 15, 2019
Find your 2019 Colorado CMAS scores — and compare schools
Use our searchable database to look up statewide and school-by-school results for both math and English language tests given to Colorado students last spring.
August 15, 2019
Most Colorado students not proficient in reading and math — but there’s some good news
Colorado test results released Thursday paint a student performance picture that is substantially similar to past years, but there are promising signs in literacy.
September 14, 2018
See disparities in how Colorado schools are serving black, Hispanic, and white students
White students showed more academic progress than black or Hispanic students in most districts – but not all. See our charts for details.
school by school
September 13, 2018
Look up disparities in how your school is serving students with special needs
The tool is an easy way for you to compare gaps among schools and the statewide average.
September 12, 2018
See how well Colorado schools are serving students from low-income families
Chalkbeat's database shows growth scores for students who receive subsidized lunches and those who do not. Look up your school, and compare schools side-by-side.
right to know
August 19, 2018
A bastion of student data privacy, Colorado yields a bit to demands for more openness
State education officials are considering additional changes for 2019 that should make more information available.
state test results
August 16, 2018
With accelerated growth in literacy and math, Denver students close in on state averages
Still, fewer than half of Denver students in grades three through eight met state expectations in literacy, and only about a third met them in math.
August 16, 2018
Colorado students show gains in literacy on 2018 state tests, but disparities remain
In literacy, 44.5 percent of students in grades three through eight statewide met expectations. In math, 34.1 percent did.
a higher bar
Updated November 12, 2015
Scores on new PARCC tests show most Colorado kids failing to meet academic expectations
A little more than a third of Colorado students scored in the top two levels of the new state language arts and math tests first given last spring.
November 10, 2014
Two Colorado high schools expect mass opt-outs from tests this week
Nearly 200 seniors at Fairview High School in Boulder are expected to opt-out and protest this fall's standardized tests in social studies and science. The protest will be Thursday. Meanwhile, in Douglas County, a principal ask parents to have their students take the test.
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