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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year
Sean Wybrant, a Career and Technical Education teacher at William J. Palmer High School, Colorado Springs School District 11, is the 2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year.

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Marijuana Tax Revenue for Education
Tax revenue from the sale of marijuana will help fund state education programs. Learn more.

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Kindergarten School Readiness Virtual Office Hours
The Kindergarten School Readiness Team will host online office hours to support kindergarten teachers using the GOLD® Kindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA) survey.

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View 2016-17 Superintendent and Principal Integrated Timelines
The integrated timelines help guide superintendents and principals in implementing new standards, assessments, educator evaluations and accountability requirements during the 2016-17 school year.

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2016 State Assessment Score Release
State-level results from the 2016 administration of the PSAT 10, ACT and the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) tests in math, English language arts, science and social studies have been released.

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Back-to-School Toolkit Available
These tools will help districts and schools communicate with parents about the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS), PSAT and ACT test results and what to expect for this upcoming school year.

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