Colorado Department of Education http://www.kunc.org en EdNews: Online Students Lag State Averages http://www.kunc.org/post/ednews-online-students-lag-state-averages <p>Two new studies point to a contradiction about full-time online schools – student academic performance is lower than that of students statewide but parents and students are positive about the online experience.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 17:35:58 +0000 Education News Colorado & Todd Engdahl 36450 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: Online Students Lag State Averages Testing Analysis: Some Students Falling Behind http://www.kunc.org/post/testing-analysis-some-students-falling-behind <p>More than 100,000 public school students are not on pace to achieve proficiency in math and writing over the next three years, or by the time they reach 10<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 17px;">th</span>&nbsp;grade, an I-News Network analysis of state testing data shows.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:17:43 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Burt Hubbard 31805 at http://www.kunc.org TCAP Test Scores: Biggest Gains Came From Struggling Schools http://www.kunc.org/post/tcap-test-scores-biggest-gains-came-struggling-schools <p>Most of Colorado&rsquo;s lowest performing school districts posted some of the biggest gains in state standardized tests this year, while scores at many top performing districts stagnated, according to an analysis of scores by the I-News Network.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:06:01 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Burt Hubbard 31803 at http://www.kunc.org TCAP Test Scores: Biggest Gains Came From Struggling Schools CU-Boulder Report Raises More Questions about Virtual Schools http://www.kunc.org/post/cu-boulder-report-raises-more-questions-about-virtual-schools <p>CU-Boulder based <a href="http://nepc.colorado.edu/">National Education Policy Center</a> released a 65-page report calling for state policy makers to slow or put moratoriums on growth of full-time virtual schools. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:46:51 +0000 Grace Hood 30661 at http://www.kunc.org CU-Boulder Report Raises More Questions about Virtual Schools State Honors Online K-12 Educators While Problems Persist http://www.kunc.org/post/state-honors-online-k-12-educators-while-problems-persist <p>The Colorado Department of Education <a href="http://www.cde.state.co.us/onlinelearning/whatsnew.htm" target="_blank">has announced</a> the state&rsquo;s top online teachers at Colorado Virtual Academy, Monte Vista Online Academy and Colorado Connections Academy. Fri, 04 May 2012 19:34:37 +0000 Grace Hood 26751 at http://www.kunc.org State Honors Online K-12 Educators While Problems Persist