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CDE and partner research organizations have produced several technical reports and presentations that address analytic questions regarding the Colorado Growth Model and Performance Framework reports. New studies will be added as they are released.
Technical Brief and Research Studies
The purpose of this research brief is to address to what extent are school-level median growth percentiles correlated with student achievement and school demographic characteristics.
The purpose of this research brief is to address the question, compared to achievement, how much of the variability in school median growth percentiles can be explained by school demographics.
The purpose of this research brief is to examine the stability of year-to-year median growth percentiles by assessment content areas and grade levels.
- Summary of Median Growth Percentile Analyses: Descriptive Statistics, Demographic Correlations, and Stability Analyses Report - 2019
The purpose of this report is to answer a series of questions related to the Colorado Growth Model.
This PowerPoint provides a summary of the N-size impact on performance framework study.
Revisiting N Size: Evaluating Outcomes on the Performance Frameworks Relative to N Size - 2012
The purpose of this white paper is to examine the impact of N-size on performance framework results.
A Demographic Review of School & District Performance Framework Outcomes - 2012
The purpose of this white paper is to examine the relationship between school/district performance framework results and student demographics between 2010 and 2012.
Reviewing Changes in School and District Performance Across Years - 2012
The purpose of this white paper is to examine the consistency of school and district performance frameworks ratings from 2010-2012.
View Archive of prior research.
View Archive of Accountability 2.0 discussions and resources from 2014.
View Archive of Accountability in Transition discussions and resources from 2014.
For information on the Technical Advisory Panel for Longitudinal Growth, an advisory body that helps address technical questions related to the Colorado Growth Model and State Accountability system, see the Technical Advisory Panel webpage.
For more information, please contact Marie Huchton at Hucthon_M@cde.state.co.us.