- Accountability Clock Fact Sheet (PDF)
This fact sheet explains in easy-to-understand language what a district/school faces after five consecutive years with low performance on the state's Accountability Clock, including the process of the accountability hearings with the State Board of Education.
- Overview of Colorado’s Accountability System (PDF)
This fact sheet provides an overview on the district and school performance frameworks, and the Unified Improvement Planning process.
- SPF/DPF Parent Fact Sheet (PDF)
This fact sheet provides an easy-to-understand overview of the state's School and District Performance Frameworks and explains the general accountability system and school ratings.
- Colorado’s Education Improvement Efforts “101" (PDF)
This fact sheet provides an overview, implementation progress and next steps for Colorado's Achievement Plan for Kids (Senate Bill 08-212), the Education Accountability Act (Senate Bill 09-163) and the Great Teachers and Leaders Act (Senate Bill 10-191).
- Overview of the 2016-17 ESEA Consolidated Application (PDF)
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) funds are intended to assist districts achieve accelerated growth in those students most at-risk of not meeting academic standards.
- Rural Education Council (PDF)
With 80 percent of Colorado’s school districts recognized as rural, the Rural Education Council was created to support and advocate for the needs, concerns and particular challenges of rural school districts.
- Turnaround Network (PDF)
Uses a framework to support schools in developing a rigorous improvement plan that pushes on four research-based conditions: culture of performance; academic systems; talent and operations; and district support.
- Colorado School Turnaround Network - 2017 Cohort Overview
Schools with a 2016 Priority Improvement or Turnaround Plan Type are eligible to apply for the 2017 Turnaround Network Cohort. This document includes an network benefits and supports, results and application timeline.