Some Standardized Testing On Hold In More Than Dozen States, Including ColoradoStandardizing testing is on hold in more than a dozen states because of Internet problems at the University of Kansas where the test developer is based.
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.
Colorado School Testing Reduction Signed Into LawColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed off on two bills reducing the number of statewide standardized tests given to school children.
Rural Districts Present Test Ideas To Colorado School BoardA dozen rural school districts from across Colorado are calling for relief from Common Core-linked testing and asked for a chance to take a local approach to measuring student success.
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 DayColorado lawmakers concluded work for the year well in advance of their midnight deadline. But the final hours weren't without the usual legislative drama and touching farewells.
Student Testing Showdown Dominates End Of Lawmaking TermAn intense debate over student testing requirements had Colorado lawmakers scrambling Tuesday to resolve long-simmering disputes over how best to reduce standardized tests.
Lawmakers Nearing Agreement To Reduce Student TestsColorado lawmakers are close to agreement on one of the most vexing problems of the term — how to reduce standardized tests for students in public schools.
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.
Parents At Charter School Believe Kids Are Being Punished For Opting Out Of TestsParents of students at a school in Douglas County are upset because they believe their children are being punished for their decision to opt their children out of state testing.
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.
Bill To Keep Teachers From Being Penalized When Students Skip TestsA measure that would keep teachers and schools from being penalized when students skip standardized tests moved forward at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
1st Limit To Colorado Student Tests Clears SenateThe Colorado Senate has voted to remove teacher penalties when students skip statewide standardized tests.
Colorado Lawmakers Start Work On Student Testing ChangesColorado lawmakers started work Monday on one of the thorniest problems of the annual lawmaking session - changes to the slate of standardized tests required in public schools.