Tag Archives: Standards and Assessments Task Force

PTA Conference

Colorado Parent Teacher Association (CoPTA) members held their Annual Legislative Conference at the Capitol this week. I was honored to join the lunch panel, “Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3,” to discuss Colorado’s assessment system and provide an overview of the …

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Capitol Update – Assessments Task Force Recommends Easing Testing Burdens, Maintaining Integrity

The Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force (1202 Task Force) this week presented recommendations to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Education Committees on changes to the statewide student assessment system. The recommendations focused on reducing some tests …

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Capitol Update – HB 1202 Task Force to Present Findings on Wednesday

The HB 14-1202 Standards and Assessments Task Force will present its recommendations to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Education committees  on Wednesday, Jan. 28 upon adjournment of both chambers’ sessions (likely around 9:30am). Members of the Task …

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Assessments Task Force Prepares Recommendations

After months of meetings, public hearings, and discussions, the HB 14-1202 Standards and Assessments Task Force concluded its final meeting this week. The task force will present its findings to a joint meeting of the House and Senate Education Committees …

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Task Force Discusses Possible Changes to State Assessment System

Following a series of public discussions across the state, the Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force convened for their fifth meeting on Monday, November 17. Associates from the education research firm APA Consulting presented the final report of a study …

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Education Task Force Visits Grand Junction

More than 300 parents, educators and community members gathered Thursday evening to discuss the future of education in Colorado at a Grand Junction meeting of the Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force. The task force is visiting communities around the …

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Standards and Assessments Task Force Tours State

This week, Children’s Campaign staff attended public input sessions hosted by the Standards and Assessments Task Force in Denver, Edwards, and Colorado Springs. These roundtable discussions are opportunities for interested stakeholders to communicate directly with Task Force members about their …

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Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force Roundtable Discussions

The Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force will be holding a series of roundtable discussions to provide an opportunity for parents, educators, residents and other interested stakeholders to communicate directly with Task Force members. Selected members of the Task Force …

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Assessments Task Force Broadens Feedback Request

A state task force examining Colorado’s K-12 academic standards and assessments is seeking answers to a broad range of questions on assessments. The 15-member task force, which includes Children’s Campaign Vice President for Early Childhood Initiatives Bill Jaeger, would like …

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Colorado Standards and Assessments Task Force Seeks Comments

A state task force examining Colorado’s K-12 academic standards and assessments is seeking answers to the question: “What components should a statewide student assessment system include?” The 15-member task force, which includes Children’s Campaign Vice President for Early Childhood Initiatives …

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