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Statewide Student Assessments (2014)

Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)

Assessments provide teachers, parents, students, policymakers, and other stakeholders in Colorado's education system with a way of measuring student performance against state standards. First administered on a statewide basis in 1997 under the name Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP), statewide assessments are designed to provide measurements of students' academic progress and are used to evaluate the effectiveness of teachers, administrators, schools, and districts.

Email addresses for the Colorado legislature have changed from the domain to the domain on December 1, 2022. Details
The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause (unless otherwise specified) is August 7, 2023. Details
The 2023 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) is now available. Details