Locally heavy rain will remain possible overnight, with any showers and storms. Areas likely to see additional heavy rain will likely be east of I-25 and along HWY 50 from Canon City eastward. Remember, a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 6pm Wednesday, where another day of thunderstorms is possible. Head to the KKTV 11 Weather Tab for more information on the forecast for Wednesday and beyond.
DENVER (AP) -- The results are being released Wednesday morning.
More than 450-thousand children in eight grades now take the tests, which have been in existence for ten years. About one-and-a-half million tests were administered this past spring.
Officials say 14 of 25 statewide tests showed positive overall improvement, including schools previously rated as underachieving.
Black and Hispanic students improved on 17 of 25 tests.
Jo O'Brien, head of the education department's office of learning and results, says the department has never seen large numbers of ethnic and low income students improve.
The Colorado Student Assessment Program is now in its tenth year.
It includes exams in areas that include reading, writing, math, science, Spanish reading and Spanish writing.
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