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Runaway and Homeless Youth Awareness Month
Gov. Polis proclaimed November as Runaway and Homeless Awareness Month in Colorado. The state will continue all efforts to lower the rate of youth homelessness and ensure every young person has access to a quality education.
11/18/2019 - 4:04pm
Vote for the 2020 One Book Colorado
Each year, the One Book Colorado program gives a free book to each 4 year old in the state. Make your selection for 2020 book by Friday, Nov. 22.
11/14/2019 - 2:48pm
Colorado 4th and 8th graders continue to outperform on NAEP
According to the 2019 results, Colorado students continue to perform better than their peers across the country on the biennial national reading and math assessment.
11/11/2019 - 4:23pm
Commissioner Anthes announces new Teacher Cabinet members
Twelve additional members were announced to join the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet. This group of practicing teachers provides the department with direct feedback and advice on Colorado education policy.
10/18/2019 - 3:25pm
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month
Governor Jared Polis proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Colorado! This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of dyslexia and working towards solutions in our schools and communities to help students reach their full potential.
10/18/2019 - 3:51pm
State Board approves adjustments to accountability frameworks
Changes are designed to provide a more accurate reflection of a school’s success in teaching students. Adjustments will apply to elementary and middle school ratings beginning in fall 2021.
10/10/2019 - 6:32pm
Family and School Partnership in Education Month
Governor Jared Polis proclaimed October as Family and School Partnership in Education Month! This month is dedicated to elevating the importance of parents, families and schools working together to help students achieve higher academic levels.
10/07/2019 - 1:55pm
Five Colorado schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools
CDE congratulates the five Colorado schools named 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their high academic outcomes and efforts to close the achievement gap among student subgroups.
09/27/2019 - 10:17am
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.
09/09/2019 - 9:53am
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.
09/16/2019 - 9:27am