Tag Archives: Colorado Academic Standards

Colorado Academic Standards Family Guides

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) in partnership with the Colorado PTA has created family guides to the Colorado Academic Standards. The guides are in English and Spanish and are helpful tools for communities across Colorado to better understand the …

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Teachers Share Views on the Colorado Academic Standards

This fall, the Children’s Campaign traveled to Summit Cove Elementary in Summit County to learn how the Colorado Academic Standards look in the classroom. Click here to learn how three different teachers use the Colorado Academic Standards to guide their …

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Children’s Campaign Urges JeffCo School Board to Stand Behind Standards and Aligned Assessments

Children’s Campaign President and CEO Chris Watney on Thursday evening urged the Jefferson County School Board to stay the course with Colorado’s high academic standards and assessments. She was invited to present to the board as it considered a resolution …

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Assessments Study Released; Taskforce Work Taking Shape

Student assessments are critical tools for parents, educators and community members to know how schools are serving every Colorado child. A recent study commissioned by the Colorado Department of Education is one of the first looks at how our new …

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State Board of Education Asks Legislature to Stall PARCC

On Wednesday, the State Board of Education on a 4-3 vote passed a resolution asking the legislature to stall implementation of new assessments aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards, specifically to pull out of the state’s membership in the Partnership …

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Evergreen mom: Kids will rise the higher standards challenge

Janet Prell Anderson – Evergreen, CO State Board of Education Testimony – April 9, 2014 Good afternoon members of the State Board of Education. Thank you for allowing me the time today to speak in support of the Colorado Academic …

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Colorado Academic Standards: By Coloradans, for Coloradans

The world and the economy are much different today than 30 years ago—faster paced, more globally connected and technologically advanced. In order for our students to graduate from high school with the 21st century skills needed to succeed, we must …

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State Board of Education to discuss future of PARCC in Colorado

Next week, the State Board of Education is expected to vote on whether to urge legislators to stall implementation of new assessments aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards, specifically our membership in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College …

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Colorado Schools, Students get to Practice Run New Tests

The end-of-year tests in Colorado are improving to match the new, higher levels of expectations of our new Colorado Academic Standards. The new tests are called the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) and they include: science and social studies …

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Capitol Update: Feb. 28, 2014

Alternative Health Care Providers Treating Children: SB 14-32 (Lundberg/no House sponsor) would eliminate safeguard provisions designed to protect our youngest children, allowing alternative health care providers to treat children of any age, without limitation around services that can be provided …

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