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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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Teacher shortage action plan town hall series
CDE, along with the Colorado Dept. of Higher Education, will host a series of town hall meetings this summer to address the state's teacher shortage and gather feedback on a strategic plan.

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) Mountain

Pearson selected as contractor for state assessments
Colorado will continue working with Pearson to develop and administer the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) state tests. 

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PSAT to be ninth-grade state assessment for ELA and math
Beginning next spring, Colorado ninth-graders will take the PSAT 8/9 as the statewide assessment in English language arts (ELA) and math, replacing the Colorado Measures of Academic Success tests in those subjects.

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Teacher-authored units include learning experiences, assessment ideas and more.

Learn more about instructional unit samples

How to get started with home schooling in Colorado.

Learn more about home schooling

A summary of the IEP process and tips by parents and professionals.

Learn more about the IEP DVD

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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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