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Results Matter

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The Results Matter program improves outcomes for Colorado’s youngest children by helping teachers, administrators, families, and other education stakeholders use authentic assessment data to inform classroom instruction as well as program and policy decision-making. 

Who participates in Results Matter?

48,000 children per year who are provided services through:
  • Preschool Special Education*
  • Colorado Preschool Program*
And children who are served in programs such as:
  • Child Care Centers
  • Family Child Care Homes
  • Head Start
  • Early Head Start
  • Charter School Preschool Programs
  • School Readiness Quality Improvement Program Grantees
(*participation required)

Find it Now


View the Results Matter Handbook 

Results Matter Fact Sheets

View the Results Matter Fact Sheet (PDF)

Checkpoint Dates

View checkpoint dates on our Policies and Procedures page


Crosswalks between assessment tools (GOLD® and COR Advantage) and state standards (Early Learning and Development Guidelines and Preschool Academic Standards) available here.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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