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CDE continuously improves Colorado’s education system to provide students with the future skills and essential knowledge needed for success in a globally competitive world.

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Teaching and Learning

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Perfect ACT 2014 student

State Board Recognizes Students with Perfect ACT Score
Students from across the state who earned a perfect score of 36 on the Colorado American College Test (ACT) during the 2013-2014 school year were honored by the State Board in November. 
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Check out the Graduation Guidelines Engagement Toolkit
Tap your community’s insights with the help of the new Graduation Guidelines Engagement toolkit. Using these tools, you can incorporate local values and priorities into district policies and the implementation of your graduation requirements.
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Attend the English Language Proficiency Standards and Program Statewide Tour
Two sessions are available and participants can sign up to attend one or both. District and school administrators, leadership teams, teachers and coaches are encouraged to attend.
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Upcoming CDE Meetings & Events

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These curriculum samples are based on the Colorado Academic Standards and sorted by content area and grade.


This FAQ explains how to get started with home schooling in Colorado, cost, requirements, and more.


This DVD summarizes the IEP process and includes tips and comments by parents and professionals.


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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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See also: Licensing Hours

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