A+ Colorado penned the following memo to the CDE in reflection on Accountability Framework Decisions.
We believe that the accountability system sets public expectations of the academic outcomes our students deserve and communicates whether schools and districts are supporting students to reach those academic outcomes. We have spent years as a state developing a set of standards that we believe are critical for students in Colorado to master. The accountability system should not only signal places where students are the farthest from being supported to reach those standards, but should also signal places where students are more or less likely to reach those standards.
Read full memo here.