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CDE uses data to analyze student performance and inform educational improvements at the policy, state board and classroom level.

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Resources for Student Learning

CDE Resource Bank
Access to resources for Colorado educators that are designed to advance student learning through a focus on standards, assessments and educator effectiveness.

Use Our Data

Colorado Growth Model
Visualization tool to view student growth for schools or districts.

Growth Model Tutorials and FAQs
Link to in-depth tutorials on the Colorado Growth Model and guides to individual student growth and achievement report.

Growth Summary Reports
Link to individual school and district growth reports.

Colorado Education Data Analysis & Reporting System (CEDAR)
A private, secure data portal to access student-level data.

Data Center:
Tool to view school, district, and state education data

Data Lab
Tool to query the state’s achievement and growth databases by student demographics

Performance Framework Reports and Improvement Plans
Link to annual accountability reports for schools and districts

Unified Improvement Planning Resources
Link to UIP resources and templates

Important Dates & Information

Attend a RANDA Performance Management System Training
The Educator Effectiveness team will provide training for district/BOCES/charter school staff who are new to using the Colorado State Model Performance Management System (COPMS) for the 2015-16 school year. 
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Read the UIP Small Systems Guidance Document
This guidance is aimed at helping schools and districts with smaller student populations (e.g., districts less than 1,200 students, small schools in large districts) consider options for writing a meaningful Unified Improvement Plan.
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Updated Growth Data and Summary Reports for 2014
2014 student growth data and summary reports are now available.
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View ACCESS for English Language Learners Growth Data
The data are now available in the Colorado Education Data Analysis & Reporting System (CEDAR). Other resources, including the flat file layout and adequate growth information, are also available.
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