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Fact Sheets

  • Accountability Clock Fact Sheet (PDF)
    This fact sheet explains in easy-to-understand language what a district/school faces after five consecutive years with low performance on the state's Accountability Clock, including the process of the accountability hearings with the State Board of Education.

  • Rural Education Council (PDF)
    With 80 percent of Colorado’s school districts recognized as rural, the Rural Education Council was created to support and advocate for the needs, concerns and particular challenges of rural school districts.
  • Turnaround Network (PDF)
    Uses a framework to support schools in developing a rigorous improvement plan that pushes on four research-based conditions: culture of performance; academic systems; talent and operations; and district support.
  • Colorado School Turnaround Network - 2017 Cohort Overview
    Schools with a 2016 Priority Improvement or Turnaround Plan Type are eligible to apply for the 2017 Turnaround Network Cohort.  This document includes an network benefits and supports, results and application timeline. 

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