How Colorado Plans to Bring Back School Ratings After Pandemic Disruptions

Chalkbeat Colorado | Erica Meltzer

“Supporters of test-based accountability have said test data and school ratings provide critical information that can drive spending decisions at the state and local level.”

The plan to resume issuing ratings of schools and districts this year, after a two-year pandemic pause, was unanimously approved in the Senate Education Committee and will head to the Colorado General Assembly for passage in legislation. Meltzer discusses this new bill and how it will get Colorado school districts back into their accountability systems.

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