This is the second year of results from new state tests that reflect more rigorous academic standards.
The scores are from the Colorado Measures of Academic Success and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.
- Boasberg said that achievement gaps between low-income students and their wealthier peers continue to widen.Read more
- The state released results for all 178 school districts and more than 1,800 schools on Friday.Read more
The scores also show large ethnic disparities. White and Asian students generally scored much better than their Black, American Indian and Hispanic peers.
Colorado school children are getting more than one testing break this week.
High school students from Littleton say the sheer number of tests they take limits teaching time.
No one is completely happy with the compromise bill, but House lawmakers signaled their approval for it in a voice vote Monday night.
The Colorado Department of Education didn’t have the numbers of students affected, but more than 34,000 students were scheduled to take the test Tuesday.