Colorado - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Year Adopted: 
2008
Summary: 

The Colorado State Board has full authority to adopt assessments.

Body: 

22-7-406. Adoption of state model content standards, state assessments, and timelines - resource bank. (1) (c) In the process of revising and adopting the state content standards pursuant to section 22-7-1005, the board shall adopt standards for financial literacy that address, at a minimum, the financial literacy topics specified in section 22-2-127 (1). Following adoption of the financial literacy standards, the board shall identify the financial literacy standards that are appropriately assessed within a mathematics assessment and shall ensure that the identified standards are assessed within the mathematics assessments administered as part of the system of assessments adopted pursuant to section 22-7-1006. Inclusion of one or more financial literacy standards within a mathematics assessment shall not prevent the board from assessing the remaining financial literacy standards within one or more other assessments.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/16/2016