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October 2023 Update

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Welcome to the CDE Update! This monthly publication for district superintendents and BOCES directors will show you what is happening in key priority areas at CDE and include details on implementation, milestones, deadlines and resources. 

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Accountability, Performance & Support

  • All school and district UIPs for the 2023-24 school year are due for public posting and/or CDE review on Monday, Oct. 16. Newly identified sites, Year 1, ESSA Comprehensive Support and sites participating in request to reconsider may request an extension. See the guidance for additional details.





Federal programs

Federal Programs & Support


Health and Nutrition

Nutrition & Health


  • All school districts that implement the federal National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs opted into the Healthy School Meals for All program that will provide free lunch and breakfast for public school students. Read more about the districts that opted in in CDE’s news release:

Postsecondary Readiness

Postsecondary Readiness

Teaching and learning

Teaching and Learning



Standards and Instruction