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School Readiness


School Readiness Funds Application (RFP) due March 20th, 2015

  1. Listen to the Webinar on the Application Process (optional).
  2. Complete the Online Application (Survey Monkey) for School Year 2015-16 School Readiness Fund Reimbursement.
  3. Print the Assurances pages 6-8 from the Paper Application, complete, and submit to Mandy Christensen,

Flexibility Options for Implementing Kindergarten School Readiness Assessments

Ready Child, Ready School

In the early years of each child's life, every experience, every day creates the foundation for success in school and beyond. Colorado demonstrated its commitment to school readiness and success for all children through the passage of Senate Bill 08-212, Colorado’s Achievement Plan for Kids (CAP4K).

The goal of CAP4K is to align Colorado’s preschool through postsecondary education system. The act included provisions related to school readiness for both the State Board of Education and local education providers.

CDE is committed to providing supports and services that increase the chances of success for all children through resources for kindergarten, information about requirements, and support for implementing school readiness plans and assessment practices.

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