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Family and School Partnership in Education Month

Students benefit when parents and families are well-informed and involved in their education.

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Calling all parents

Learn more about state tests and your child’s score report for English language arts and math.

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New Educator Talent Area Launched

The Educator Talent Unit develops, deploys and supports educators, schools and districts/BOCES across Colorado.

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Graduation Guidelines

Find out more about new graduation requirements and view a menu of options.

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About the Colorado Department of Education

Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.

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Resources for traditional and alternative educator preparation, educator licensing, fingerprints and enforcement. Learn more about Educator Talent

News & Events

Graduation Guidelines Summit

Register for Oct. 30 Graduation Guidelines Summit
CDE, in partnership with Colorado Education Initiative and Jobs for the Future, is offering a free Graduation Guidelines workshop. Educators will explore strategic approaches to implementing graduation guidelines to ensure that students are ready for the future. 

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2017 state assessment scores and growth results released
Overall school-, district- and state-level results from the 2017 administration of statewide assessments are now available along with academic growth summary information, showing areas of improvement throughout the state and increases in participation.

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Provide feedback on 21st Century Skills
Colorado’s 21st Century Skills are part of the standards review and revision process. Participate in this feedback opportunity about these essential skills students need to be successful.

 

Financial information on schools and districts throughout Colorado.
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A search tool for CDE's in-person and self-paced trainings, webinars, and more.
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Resources to assist parents and students in their school-related needs.
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Data tools, district and school directories and other resources for student learning.
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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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