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State Accountability - Statute and Regulation

The Education Accountability Act of 2009 (SB 09-163) holds the state, districts, and individual public schools accountable for performance on the same set of indicators and related measures statewide.

The major purposes of the law include:

  1. Aligning conflicting accountability systems into a single system that passes federal muster
  2. Modernizing and aligning reporting of state, district and school performance information
  3. Creating a fairer, clearer and more effective cycle of support and intervention
  4. Enhancing state, district and school oversight of improvement efforts

To access the bill itself and corresponding State Board rules, please click on the following:


In April 2014, the following bill was passed in order to address accountability during the 2015 assessment transition.


To learn more about the legislation, please refer to the following:



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