Colorado Public Schools http://www.kunc.org en More Colorado Public School Students Reading, But Fewer Excel http://www.kunc.org/post/more-colorado-public-school-students-reading-fewer-excel <p>More Colorado public school children are meeting state education standards for reading than they were 15 years ago, but fewer are excelling at the subject, an I-News Network analysis of new school testing scores shows.</p><p>State education officials on Wednesday released scores for the standardized Colorado Student Assessment Program tests &ndash; known as CSAPs &ndash; which showed the portion of fourth graders in state public schools who meet or surpass state reading requirements has risen 10 percentage points since testing began a decade and a half ago.</p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 22:25:59 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News 12317 at http://www.kunc.org More Colorado Public School Students Reading, But Fewer Excel Newly-Formed Task Force Tackles Zero-Tolerance in Colorado Schools http://www.kunc.org/post/newly-formed-task-force-tackles-zero-tolerance-colorado-schools <p>State lawmakers are planning to review schools&rsquo; disciplinary procedures for juveniles with a focus on zero-tolerance policies. Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 11826 at http://www.kunc.org Newly-Formed Task Force Tackles Zero-Tolerance in Colorado Schools