Standards Review and Revision committee members
Members for each of the 13 standards content committees have been announced. A sincere thank you to the more than 580 stakeholders that applied.
Colorado's 11th-graders to take SAT for the first time this spring
On April 11 Colorado’s high school juniors will take the SAT as the state’s free college-entrance exam for the first time. Students in 10th grade will take the PSAT 10 on April 11 or 12.
Transition to MyTeachingStrategies™
Kindergarten and Results Matter participants using GOLD® will transition to the new MyTeachingStrategies™ for the 2017-18 school year. This is the latest version of the Teaching Strategies, LLC platform.
Helping educators teach English Language Learners
State board directs CDE to create new flexible professional development pathways for new and current teachers to better serve students with English language education needs.
Educator Effectiveness Metrics release
Performance reports for Colorado teachers and principals show the majority of educators received evaluation ratings of “effective” or higher.
Stories of Promising Practice - Center School District
Since implementing a more intentional postsecondary awareness program, Center School District in the San Luis Valley has seen a big spike in college enrollment among its graduates.
Early Literacy Assessment Tool Webinar
An application training webinar for the Early Literacy Assessment Tool (ELAT) project will take place 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. Applications will be due Friday, Feb. 3.
State Board appoints Katy Anthes as commissioner
At its Dec. 14 meeting, the State Board voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Katy Anthes as the commissioner of education. Anthes has led the department as interim commissioner since May.
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission
MIC3 was formed to help military children with the challenges of frequent school transitions.School and district websites should have a link to the Interstate Compact's website and resources.
Stories of Promising Practice - Grant Beacon
Grant Beacon Middle School is experiencing success after getting innovation status. The school worked with community members to devise a plan tailored to its needs, including a longer school day, and providing a Chromebook for every student.