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Media Advisory -- News conference set for Thursday to discuss release of 2016 state-level assessment scores

Aug. 9, 2016

Media Advisory -- News conference set for Thursday to discuss release of 2016 state-level assessment scores

** For media use only **

GRAND JUNCTION -- Colorado's Interim Education Commissioner Katy Anthes will discuss the results of the 2016 state-level assessments at a news conference following the State Board of Education meeting in Grand Junction. 

Joining Commissioner Anthes will be Joyce Zurkowski, executive director of assessment; and Alyssa Pearson, interim associate commissioner of accountability, performance and support.

The public release of the state-level results from the 2016 administration of the PSAT 10, ACT and the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) tests in math, English language arts and science will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 11. At that time, the results will be discussed with the State Board of Education. 

The news conference will occur following the board meeting. 

When: Approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. (After the State Board of Education meeting) 

Location: Colorado Mesa University, University Center, 1455 N. 12th St., Grand Junction, Meeting Room 225.

Phone-in information: To call in to the media availability, call 1-877-820-7831 and use participant code 375633.