high school redesign accelerator

Accelerating High School Redesign: Summer Camp for Educators

Rock Climbing. Javelin Throwing. Food Trucks. #RedesignRockstars. It all contributed to a unique and inspiring week in Denver, Colorado, where high school teams left with new ideas, strategies, and a commitment to ensuring equitable outcomes for youth in today’s high schools. More than 150 educators and youth in 30 teams …

It’s Time to Change Colorado’s School Accountability System

The Denver Post  |  December 18, 2018 Nearly a decade ago, our state laid a new foundation for evaluating the success of K-12 schools – a model that has since been replicated across the country. Rather than just judge a school based on its overall proficiency rates on test scores, …

What Happens When States Un-Standardize Tests?

Education Week  |  October 11, 2018 (Featuring CEI’s Elliott Asp) Few educators are fans of fill-in-the-bubble standardized tests that don’t yield results until after students leave the classroom. But when states had a chance to try out richer forms of assessment under a new pilot program established by the Every …