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Submit Your Colorado School Turnaround Network Application by Jan. 20
The Colorado School Turnaround Program aims to accelerate student achievement through targeted support, resources and flexibility. The focus for the 2014-2015 school year will be on schools with Priority Improvement and Turnaround plan types. 
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Submit a BEST Grant Application
The BEST Grant is a competitive grant focused on helping public schools with a multitude of capital construction needs. Informational webinars are available to guide you through the process. Applications are due Feb. 27.  
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View Concurrent Enrollment Implementation Clarifications
Through a review of statute and rules with Colorado’s Attorney General, concurrent enrollment program guidance has been clarified for districts planning for the 2015-16 academic year.
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These documents provide a high level understanding on topics around Colorado’s education system.


Learn more about State Board of Education operating procedures for legislation.


Applying for E-rate funds? Learn more about how to create a technology plan.


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