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June 2, 2015
Colorado on the right path to close "honesty gap"
We need to keep in mind the benefits of honest data from a test that will help teachers improve instruction to get students ready for their lives after high school.
May 21, 2015
Healthy relationship between governments, citizens is a must for our students to learn
Community health and safety are inexorably linked to education, especially in a time when communities are questioning the social equity of our society.
May 12, 2015
This teacher gave his students confidence to fail at math and that makes all the difference
Joe teaches second grade at Cowell Elementary in Denver, a school struggling with poverty and all the academic problems that go with it.
April 30, 2015
No one will miss ninth grade standardized testing
Let’s think what an incredible opportunity Colorado has to create a new, more equitable model, one that would regain broad public support, argues a Colorado mother.
April 28, 2015
A few common sense reasons not to opt out of tests
There are plenty of common sense reasons why parents shouldn't opt out their students from tests, argues a Greeley teacher.
April 6, 2015
Why should we keep our state exams? Because they shine a light on the path toward education equity
The CEO of the Colorado Children's Campaign and a former Denver mayor explain why they want to keep testing Colorado kids.
March 18, 2015
Here's how we can measure student growth outside of standardized testing
Tests that only measure the information students retain are too limited, four Colorado Teachers of the Year argue.
March 17, 2015
I'm a Colorado educator and I helped build the PARCC math exams
Days after Colorado became a PARCC state in 2012, I traveled with about 25 other Colorado educators to Chicago to the first convening of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre.
March 10, 2015
What student protesters can learn from history
If students want to be taken seriously, it is critical that they come to the table with solutions, not just problems.
February 26, 2015
Rise & Shine: How much would a Common Core repeal cost?
July 7, 2014
Rise & Shine: NEA delegates want Duncan gone
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