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Colorado Summer Food Service Program

Kids and teens eat FREE all summer long! Healthy meals are available to all youth 18 years and under at hundreds of summer meal sites across Colorado - no ID or registration is required.

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Stories of Promising Practice

Greeley District 6 is increasing access and opportunity for all.

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Graduation Guidelines

The guidelines include a state menu of college and career-ready demonstrations.

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2020 Standards Implementation

Introductory materials for each content area are available to use alongside the Standards Online.

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About the Colorado Department of Education

Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.

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Resources for traditional and alternative educator preparation, educator licensing, fingerprints and enforcement. Learn more about Educator Talent

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State Board responds to complaint
Chairwoman Schroeder said the complaint filed last week by Pueblo Education Association concerning Risley International Academy of Innovation is disappointing.

School safety and crisis resources
CDE has compiled a list of resources to help parents and educators communicate with students about safety and crisis affecting our schools.

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Nominate a teacher for Teacher of the Year 2020
Do you know an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 teacher? Nominate them to apply for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year award!


Financial information on schools and districts throughout Colorado.
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A search tool for CDE's in-person and self-paced trainings, webinars, and more.
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Resources to assist parents and students in their school-related needs.
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Data tools, district and school directories and other resources for student learning.
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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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