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Commissioner Teacher Cabinet members announced
Members of the first ever Commissioner’s Teacher Cabinet have been announced. This group of 20 practicing teachers will meet with Commissioner Anthes on a regular basis and provide teacher perspective to the current issues facing our state and schools.

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Commissioner Teacher Cabinet members announced
Members of the first ever Commissioner’s Teacher Cabinet have been announced. This group of 20 practicing teachers will meet with Commissioner Anthes on a regular basis and provide teacher perspective to the current issues facing our state and schools.

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Teacher shortage action plan town hall series
CDE, along with the Colorado Dept. of Higher Education, will host a series of town hall meetings this summer to address the state's teacher shortage and gather feedback on a strategic plan.

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Teacher shortage action plan town hall series
CDE, along with the Colorado Dept. of Higher Education, will host a series of town hall meetings this summer to address the state's teacher shortage and gather feedback on a strategic plan.

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) Mountain

Pearson selected as contractor for state assessments
Colorado will continue working with Pearson to develop and administer the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) state tests. 

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) Mountain

Pearson selected as contractor for state assessments
Colorado will continue working with Pearson to develop and administer the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) state tests. 

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PSAT to be ninth-grade state assessment for ELA and math
Beginning next spring, Colorado ninth-graders will take the PSAT 8/9 as the statewide assessment in English language arts (ELA) and math, replacing the Colorado Measures of Academic Success tests in those subjects.

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Kids eat FREE all summer long!
The Summer Food Service Program helps schools and community-based sites like libraries and recreation centers offer free meals to kids and teens 18 and younger throughout the summer! Colorado has 595 meal sites this summer, find a site near you. 

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Improve student learning with the Colorado Assessment Literacy Program
Discover tools and resources that districts can use to build, develop and align classroom, district and state assessments to improve learning outcomes for all students. 

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ESSA plan submitted to U.S. Dept. of Education
On Monday, May 1, CDE submitted its plan on how Colorado will implement the country’s federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). An overview of the plan and the full plan have been posted.

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