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Colorado Measures of Academic Success

Colorado Measures of Academic Success
Colorado Measures of Academic Success

Colorado plan to scale back CMAS testing moves forward. Kids would test in literacy or math, but not both.

House Bill 1161 minimizes testing for students, teachers, and administrators dealing with the effects of the pandemic.

Education

Colorado districts prepare for CMAS testing amid uncertainty about federal waiver

At least one Colorado district would have to reorganize cohorts into grade-level groups to take the federal assessment. Thousands of students opting for online learning in other districts would have to enter school buildings again.

Education

Colorado lawmaker pushing ahead with effort to suspend state testing despite federal requirement

Bill sponsor Sen. Rachel Zenzinger says the ruling will allow Colorado to customize its waiver request "to show we can provide what they want, which is actionable data to target support to students.”

Education

Schools must still give standardized tests this year, Biden administration says

Colorado lawmakers had already introduced a bill directing the state Department of Education to seek a waiver from the feds to get out of CMAS testing.

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Most Colorado students not proficient in reading and math — but there’s some good news

Colorado test results released Thursday paint a student performance picture that is substantially similar to past years, but there are promising signs in literacy.

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