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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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New Educator Preparation and Licensing rules adopted
The new rules are a result of a thorough process that involved analyzing, reviewing, researching, coordinating stakeholder engagement and soliciting feedback and recommendations.

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eBook access opens for Title I and free/reduced lunch schools
Open eBooks was launched nationally to make thousands of award-winning and popular electronic books available to low-income K-12 students and families. Students qualify if the school is Title 1 eligible or receives Title 1 funds, or if 70 percent or more of the students receive free or reduced lunch benefits.

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