Scores from the 2018 statewide annual assessment, known as the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, were recently released. All Colorado students in grades three through 11 take these tests at the end of each school year. Here are Colorado Succeeds
The 2018 session of the Colorado General Assembly adjourned on May 9 with notable education victories that will create more opportunities for students to be college- and career-ready and provide more support for struggling districts and schools, among other positive
April 10, 2018 Denver – Results from the semi-annual National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) show slight gains for Colorado students in reading and math, but the state continues to maintain one of the largest achievement gaps in the nation between
When Colorado Succeeds took 33 statewide business and civic leaders on a delegation visit to Tennessee last fall, our objective was to inspire the participants and prompt some new thinking.
“It was a fun opportunity to see both sides come together, not just Republicans and Democrats, but the Senate and House.”
Following a productive 2017 legislative session with ten of the 11 bills we supported signed into law, Colorado Succeeds is gearing up for the 2018 session with a focus on six key areas:
New school profiles include 1-10 indicators for school performance, equity
Results from Colorado’s 2017 annual statewide education assessment, the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS), are in. The assessment, which Colorado has administered for three years, measures students’ academic proficiency and growth in grades three through eight. Students in grades
To the casual observer, federal education law seems abstract and too far removed from Colorado classrooms to have any real impact on our students. That’s not the case with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), recently passed by Congress in
In business, as well as in education, measurement and data are critical to driving improvement.