(1)(a) The state board shall annually review the performance of the statewide public
education system, including but not limited to reviewing the levels of attainment
on the performance indicators demonstrated by each public school, each school district,
and the institute. Following said review, the state board shall set, reaffirm, or revise, as appropriate,
ambitious but attainable statewide targets for the measures used to determine the
levels of attainment of the performance indicators for the coming academic year with
the goal of raising the level of academic performance in the public schools throughout
the state. In setting the targets, the state board shall, to the extent possible, ensure that
the targets meet federal law requirements.
(b) In adopting the targets required by paragraph (a) of this subsection (1), the
state board shall adopt a set of targets for grades three through twelve.
(2) In adopting the targets required by subsection (1) of this section, the state
board shall consider any information provided by public schools, local school boards,
the institute, school administrators, teachers and teachers' associations, parents
and parents' associations, and institutions of higher education related to the academic
performance of the public education system in Colorado.
(3) The state board shall adopt and publish on the data portal the annual statement
of targets in accordance with time frames set by state board rule.
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