Understanding standardized testing in our schools

By Chris Selle Superintendent, Meeker School District Special to the Herald Times MEEKER | State testing. Those two words invoke strong feelings for many, and much conversation around the appropriate type and amount of state testing has occurred in Colorado in recent years. Over the past few weeks, we have received the final results from […]

Testing fills last days for MHS students

MEEKER I While the Colorado General Assembly this year wrestled with legislation to reform K-12 testing, Meeker School District geared up for another couple of weeks of high-stakes student testing that will determine college placement, estimate military potential and assess student growth.

Local schools raise questions about standardized testing

RANGELY I Lately it’s become increasingly difficult to turn on the news or log onto the Internet without encountering an opinion about public school standardized testing.

Barone students look forward to testing

MEEKER I When standardized testing comes to Barone Middle School, students look forward to learning active and hands-on skills like archery, knitting or building model rockets.