Colo. House panel halts bill urging fewer social studies tests

05/8/2014 | Chalkbeat

A bill proposing that Colorado scale back its social studies testing schedule was halted with a 13-0 vote by the state House Education Committee earlier this week. The state Senate had earlier approved the measure, which proposed a one-year delay for fall 12th-grade social studies tests and moving social studies tests for fourth-, seventh- and 12th-graders to a different, three-year schedule. Opponents of the bill, however, said it doesn't adequately address concerns about the amount of student testing and unnecessarily targets social studies.

View Full Article in:

Chalkbeat

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Special Education Teacher
National Heritage Academies
Brighton / Commerce City Area, CO
Quantitative Researcher
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Mathematics Content Specialist II
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations