Sen. Bennet Driving Force Behind Law To Replace No Child Left BehindA senator representing Colorado was the driving force behind a new law to replace No Child Left Behind.
Bennet Optimistic After Senate Passes His Education BillThe Senate has passed the most sweeping education reform since No Child Left Behind in 2001, and one of Colorado's senators is leading the charge.
More Testing Reduction For Colorado PupilsColorado school children are getting more than one testing break this week. A national consortium has reduced the number of standardized tests and the hours students will have to sit for them next year.
Governor Signs School Testing Reduction Bill Into LawStudents in Colorado will spend less time taking standardized tests thanks to a bill signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday morning.
Colorado Rural Schools Have Chance To Design Own TestsRural schools in Colorado who want to opt out of Common Core linked tests can pilot their own assessments under a proposal passed in the waning hours of the state legislative session.
The Latest: Major Developments On Final Legislative DayA wrap up of the events on the final day in the Colorado Legislature.
Officials: High Participation Across Colorado For New TestsOn the eve of the first round of Common Core testing, the Colorado State Board of Education declared its support for parents' right to choose to keep their children from being assessed.
Feds Send Warning To Colorado Lawmakers Regarding Standardized TestingColorado lawmakers got a warning from the federal government about a bill that would keep Colorado parents, teachers and schools from being penalized for opting children out of standardized testing.
Colorado Student Testing Debate Down To 2 BillsThe final days of the 2015 legislative session in Colorado are seeing a major battle over how to reduce standardized testing requirements in public schools.
Student Testing Gets Support From Gov. Hickenlooper, Former Gov. Owens, RomerGov. John Hickenlooper joined together with former Gov. Bill Owens and Gov. Roy Romer to show their support for student testing.
Colorado Education Committee Approves Test BillsThe Colorado Senate's Education Committee has approved a proposal to reduce testing, allow district to devise their own assessments and offer flexibility on using scores to grade teachers.
Colorado Lawmakers Debate Testing ProposalsState legislators and parents were among those debating a proposal for Colorado to retreat from the Common Core educational standards, one of a slew of school-reform bills being considered Thursday.
Lawmakers To Discuss Eliminating Some Standardized TestsStandardized tests face their own test at the state Capitol on Thursday.
Reduction In Student Tests Has Support, But Some Want MorePolitical heavyweights in Colorado banded together Tuesday to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing.
Springs District May Try To Opt Out Of Standardized TestingColorado Springs District 11 schools are expected to vote on trying to opt out of the state's current standardized testing.