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State Board says APS must allow HOPE Online to continue operating Power Learning Academy
At its monthly meeting, the state board ordered Aurora Public Schools to allow HOPE Online Learning Academy to continue operating the Power Learning Academy. The board also reviewed preliminary 2019 Performance Frameworks.
2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year finalists announced
CDE announced seven finalists for the 2020 Teacher of the Year competition, with the sole finalist to be announced by Nov. 1.
Register for the National Dropout Prevention Conference
CDE is partnering with the National Dropout Prevention Center to host the 2019 National Dropout Prevention Conference, Oct. 5-8, in Aurora. Colorado attendees can receive 10 percent off full conference registration with the code COED2019.
2019 state assessment score/growth release
Overall state-, district- and school-level results from the 2019 administration of statewide assessments are available along with academic growth summary information, showing some areas of improvement throughout the state and steady participation.
2019 assessments resources for families
Resources are available to help parents and students understand their state assessment scores.
State Board of Education considers adjustments to School Performance Frameworks
At its monthly meeting, the board continued its discussion about potential changes to the annual rating system for every public school in the state.
Teacher Cabinet accepting applications
Teachers can apply to join the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet and be part of a body that advises the Commissioner. The cabinet ensures policymakers and legislators hear from practicing teachers on important education policy. Applications due Aug. 15.
2019-20 free and reduced price meal income guidelines released
CDE has released the eligibility guidelines for children unable to pay the full price served in schools under the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program and/or the Special Milk Program.
Educator Shortage Survey Results now available
CDE surveyed districts and BOCES about the employment of teachers and special services providers for the 2018-19 school year. See state and district-level results.
Colorado Summer Reading – A Universe of Stories
Discover free learning programs at your local public library that encourage kids to read over the summer and improve your neighborhood with this summer’s theme, A Universe of Stories.