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Noonan: State required tests risk religious, citizenship discrimination in higher ed

Paula Noonan
Student data privacy and standardized testing have floated around the Capitol as hot issues for several years. In this legislative session, religious and citizenship discrimination has been added to this boiling stew through SB17-102, a bill concerned with demographic information collected by the College Board testing service through its Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) and […]

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Pediatricians: Colorado Immunization Information System is good for children, public health

Sean O'Leary

We were disappointed to read the opinion column about the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS) by Pam Long. Her opinion column misrepresented CIIS, which provides an enormous benefit to Colorado’s families. Vaccines save many thousands of lives in the U.S. every year, and CIIS is a vital tool to maintain high immunization coverage and protect […]

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Noonan: Colorado ed policy trending toward daily, not annual assessments

Paula Noonan
Students across Colorado are now taking their PARCC assessments, also known as the Colorado Measure of Academic Success. United Opt Out, the organization working to stop standardized tests such as PARCC, will find out whether it can successfully push testing opt-out into middle and elementary schools. On April 11, Colorado’s House Education Committee unanimously passed […]

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