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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.

Teaching and Learning

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Join the Colorado Content Collaboratives
CDE invites Colorado educators to apply for the Colorado Content Collaboratives by Jan. 7, 2015. Participating educators benefit from content-specific expert training, leadership development and informing critical components of Colorado’s education.
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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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Colorado Academic Standards Brochure
This brochure is a brief introduction to the Colorado Academic Standards, which provide a grade-by-grade road map to help ensure students are successful in college, careers and life. 
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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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Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

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