Colorado Department of Education

For The Creation Of Collaboratively-developed, Standards–based Performance Assessments

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/21/2017
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Colorado Department of Education—which provides leadership, resources, and support for Colorado’s schools, districts, and teachers—will work with educators from across the state to collaboratively develop standards-based literacy performance assessments. The proposed performance assessments will provide districts with an authentic assessment option for students to demonstrate graduation readiness and will serve as an opportunity for students to engage in and reveal deeper learning. These efforts support the Department and the Hewlett Foundation’s goals by providing support and guidance to schools and districts that help students apply both academic content and skills that are essential for post-graduation success.
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Address
201 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
Grants to this Grantee
for the creation of collaboratively developed, standards-based performance assessments  
As part of its role of providing leadership, resources, and support for Colorado’s schools, districts, and teachers, the Colorado Department of Education will work with educators from across the state to develop standards-based literacy performance assessments. The new performance assessments will give districts an authentic option for students to demonstrate graduation readiness while providing them an opportunity to engage in and reveal deeper learning. With this additional guidance, schools and districts will be better equipped to help students apply academic content and skills that are essential for post-graduation success.
for the creation of collaboratively-developed, standards–based performance assessments  
The Colorado Department of Education—which provides leadership, resources, and support for Colorado’s schools, districts, and teachers—will work with educators from across the state to collaboratively develop standards-based literacy performance assessments. The proposed performance assessments will provide districts with an authentic assessment option for students to demonstrate graduation readiness and will serve as an opportunity for students to engage in and reveal deeper learning. These efforts support the Department and the Hewlett Foundation’s goals by providing support and guidance to schools and districts that help students apply both academic content and skills that are essential for post-graduation success.

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