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News Release - State board passes resolution concerning the December shooting at Arapahoe High School and in honor of Claire Davis

Jan. 8, 2014

State board passes resolution concerning the December shooting at Arapahoe High School and in honor of Claire Davis

The Colorado State Board of Education met for its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, Jan. 8. Highlights from the meeting include:

Resolution

The state board adopted a resolution concerning the Dec. 13, 2013 shooting at Arapahoe High School and in honor of Claire Davis. To read the resolution, click here

State Board Support For Districts in Priority Improvement and Turnaround

Based on a request from Commissioner Robert Hammond, staff shared protocol to guide the process whereby the state board will invite districts entering year four or five on the state accountability clock to present their performance history and improvement efforts.  To view the protocol, click here

Colorado Futures Presentation: 2013 Colorado Sustainability Study

Staff from Colorado State University’s Colorado Futures Center presented the 2013 Colorado Sustainability Study.  The comprehensive study looks at the long-term fiscal health of state government and examines the factors shaping the state’s general fund for the decades ahead. 

Notice of Rulemaking Hearing

The board approved the notice of rulemaking for the rules concerning proposed revisions to education accountability rules.

Other Action

The state board approved its legislative priorities as amended (highlighted items only). 

The board approved its operating procedures

The board approved moving its May 2014 meeting from May 7& 8 to May 14 & 15. 

The Colorado State Board of Education will hold its next meeting in February at the Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax Ave., in Denver.

 

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