Education officials are on a quest to solve Colorado’s teacher shortage. Here are some of the ideas so far.
Colorado Department of Education
Based on 2014-15 school year data, 96 percent of teachers evaluated received a rating of effective or higher. Almost no school districts had any “ineffective” teachers.
More than 905,000 students are attending public schools in Colorado this year.
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Hammond oversaw seismic changes in the state’s education system, including implementation of new standards, evaluation and a new testing system.
Privacy concerns end inBloom partnership that sought to gather data on students' learning.
Just under 70 percent of Colorado’s students are reading at or above grade level, up a hair from last year while about half are writing proficiently, up one percent.