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The Results Matter program improves outcomes for Colorado’s youngest children by helping teachers, administrators, families, and other education stakeholders use authentic assessment data to inform classroom instruction as well as program and policy decision-making. 

Who participates in Results Matter?

48,000 children per year who are provided services through:
  • Preschool Special Education*
  • Colorado Preschool Program*
And children who are served in programs such as:
  • Child Care Centers
  • Family Child Care Homes
  • Head Start
  • Early Head Start
  • Charter School Preschool Programs
  • School Readiness Quality Improvement Program Grantees
(*participation required)

Results Matter News

Request for Information: Results Matter Assessment Systems

The Office of Early Learning and School Readiness is initiating a request for information (RFI) to solicit Results Matter early childhood assessment systems for review. An RFI is open for Results Matter early childhood assessment systems as well as kindergarten school readiness assessments systems. Applications are due Thursday, April 6, 2017. ​

Read the full RFI for Results Matter Assessment Systems (PDF).

Listen to a recorded information webinar.

If you are interested in applying for the kindergarten school readiness assessment system RFI, read the full RFI for school readiness

Contact Nick Ortiz with any questions:​​ or 303-866-3368.

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View the Results Matter Handbook (PDF)

Results Matter Fact Sheets

View the Results Matter Fact Sheet (PDF)​
View guidance for sharing 2016-17 GOLD® assessment data (PDF)

Checkpoint Dates

View checkpoint dates on our Policies and Procedures page

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