The Colorado Board of Education beneficial Thursday resuming full statewide testing and utilizing these outcomes to restart accountability ratings, however state lawmakers in the end will determine what the system appears like subsequent yr.
The State Board weighed in as key Democratic lawmakers are contemplating laws that would supply a transition interval earlier than colleges face the total penalties of low scholar efficiency.
In a particular assembly Thursday morning, the board accredited three resolutions recommending that full state testing start once more this spring and that the accountability ratings resume for colleges and districts. The resolutions additionally included particulars for making a transitional yr during which the ratings would have decrease stakes for colleges and districts.
The legislature could have last say in making these adjustments this session as they’re half of state regulation, however the board accredited the plan to present lawmakers what they help. The accountability system has been on pause through the pandemic. The final ratings have been issued in 2019.
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