STATE TESTS From CSAP to PARCC, here’s how Colorado’s standardized tests have evolved since 1997, when they were first given to fourth graders, and a look ahead to what’s next. Chalkbeat

CHARTER SCHOOLS Has the charter school movement gone awry? A new book says yes, and it’s causing a stir. Chalkbeat

FOR SALE A dual-language K-12 school fronting Denver’s Federal Boulevard has listed its 23,000-square-foot home of the past two decades for $3.95 million after losing its contract with Denver Public Schools. BusinessDen

OPINION If teachers and other educators are allowed to have guns in schools, the Greeley Tribune editorial board would prefer they are trained. Greeley Tribune

ADVISERS A Cherry Creek High School teacher is one of 20 educators on Colorado Department of Education Commissioner’s new Teacher’s Cabinet, which will work toward finding long-term solutions to issues facing K-12 education. Aurora Sentinel