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Communications Tools for School and District Performance Frameworks 

Superintendents and principals can use these resources to help explain the School and District Performance Frameworks to parents, educators and the school community.

  • Fact Sheet (PDF) - This fact sheet gives a high-level explanation about Colorado's accountability system as well as specifics about the School and District Performance Frameworks, school plan types and district ratings. 
  • Drop-in letter for parents (DOC) - Use this entire letters or just portions of it to communicate with parents about the School and District Performance Frameworks.  (Schools and Districts with a Turnaround or Priority Improvement Rating have public notification requirements.For more information about these requirements, see the supplement to the CDE Accountability Handbook.)
  • Drop in letter for educators (DOC) - Use this entire letter or just portions of it to communicate with educators and the school community about the School and District Performance Frameworks

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