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Rise & Shine: States wresting with setting cut scores for new common tests

COLORADO

  • School districts around Colorado are ramping up for the Breakfast After the Bell law that kicks in next year. EdNews Colorado
  • The advocacy group A+ Denver has found poor oversight in the School Improvement Grant program. EdNews Colorado
  • DPS board member Landri Taylor is leaving the Urban League to take a job with a construction company. Denver Post
  • Middle school debate gives insight into student views on school safety. CPR
  • Lagging enrollment is creating a budget squeeze at CSU-Pueblo. The Chieftain

NATION

  • States wresting with setting cut scores for new common tests. EdWeek
  • A few urban districts made gains in NAEP reading and math tests. EdWeek, Hechinger Report, The Atlantic
  • A new review takes a look at the status of English language learners. ECS
  • Report finds NCLB waivers may have reduced the number of schools deemed failing as states changed accountability. USNews
  • Wyoming rolling out form of performance funding for community colleges. AP via Trib.com

OPINION

  • The latest school shooting forces us to again ask why, writes a guest columnist. Denver Post

Rise & Shine

Each weekday morning, we search websites of various media, comb through RSS feeds and peruse Google alerts to bring you a roundup of the day’s top education headlines, in Colorado and across the country, by 8 a.m. If you’d like to suggest a story we’ve missed or a source we should add to the list, please email us at ednews@ednewscolorado.org.

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