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General Assessment Information for Parents

Meaningful and relevant tests work hand-in-hand with rigorous academic standards.  The state’s new tests, called the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, measure students’ mastery of the standards and the complex thinking and other critical skills students need to be successful in school and in life.

Colorado Alternate Assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities



About the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

College Prep and College Entrance Exam date TBD

In compliance with state law, CDE is developing a request for proposals for the 11th grade college entrance exam and aligned 10th grade exam. The selected vendor and date will be announced November.

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