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By Todd Engdahl | Chalkbeat Colorado
Ask candidates running for the State Board of Education this year what voters want to talk about and you generally get a quick answer – testing.
The four candidates for two contested seats all expect that the question of how much and what kind of standardized tests should be given will be a major issue for the new board and legislature that take office in 2015. The candidates have differing but nuanced views on the issue, but most of them are open to considering changes in the state’s assessment system. - Read More