Gov. Hickenlooper Signs H.B. 1323 into law

College & Career Readiness | 05/20/2015

Jeff Howard
Regional Digital Strategist

As regional digital strategist, Jeff helps to build online engagement to support students and improve education.

Bipartisan legislation reduces student testing while maintaining CO’s new smarter tests

May 20, 2015, Denver, CO – Stand for Children Colorado issued the following statement today as Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law House Bill 1323, bipartisan legislation reducing the overall amount of testing for Colorado students, while keeping in place the state’s improved tests aligned to the updated Colorado Academic Standards. 

“This legislation strikes an important balance between reducing the overall amount of testing in Colorado, while ensuring that parents still have access to critical information about where their children are excelling and where they need additional assistance. We applaud the policymakers who worked to ensure  state tests were streamlined and reduced while maintaining Colorado’s strong accountability system, which is critical to ensuring the success of all students in our state,” said Krista Spurgin, Stand for Children Colorado’s Interim Executive Director. 


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