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Updated May 15, 2018
It’s official! Results from Tennessee’s ugly testing year won’t count for much of anything
Tennessee teachers and school districts can decide how to use this year’s standardized test results and won’t suffer consequences if the scores aren't good.
February 16, 2018
After criticism, Denver will change the way it rates elementary schools
The changes will lessen the impact of early literacy test scores on a school’s overall rating.
Updated December 15, 2017
Civil rights and community groups: Adjust inflated Denver elementary school ratings
“Parents rely on the accuracy of the district’s school rating system, and providing anything short of that is simply unacceptable."
December 4, 2017
Why Denver’s school rating system is coming under fire on multiple fronts
Some say the system is making bad schools look good. Others say the opposite.
November 16, 2016
Which Denver schools are falling short on the school district’s new equity rating?
The rating takes into account test scores and graduation rates of students of color, low-income students, English language learners and special education students.
November 4, 2016
Why the new changes to the color ratings for Denver schools have me red in the face
The district's newfound concern for schools that will see their ratings fall underscore the real consequences of that system — one that has hurt schools I've worked at.
November 5, 2010
Find your school’s new state rating
State officials this week unveiled the ratings for 2,080 schools or programs under the Education Accountability Act of 2009. Only those ratings agreed upon by state and district officials have been released. Another 99 campuses are still being reviewed. Check out this neat-o search function at Education News Colorado created by EdNews staff writer Nancy Mitchell.
November 4, 2010
State releases new school ratings
More than 80 percent of Colorado schools meet minimum state expectations while the lowest 11 percent have five years to improve or face closure.
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