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Understanding 2018 state assessments results

Materials to help parents and families understand their students' scores.

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September is National Attendance Awareness Month

Daily attendance is essential to student success at all grade levels, too many absences can lead to students falling behind and ultimately dropping out.

Learn ways you can help with tools and resources

Stay informed on Colorado Academic Standards

The State Board of Education updated the Colorado Academic Standards in July. Districts will have two years for implementation.

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Graduation Guidelines

The guidelines include a state menu of college and career-ready demonstrations.

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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

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Computer science resource bank

New computer science teaching resources
Search, filter and sort the computer science resource bank for classroom teaching tools, scholarship and professional development opportunities and more.

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2018 state assessment scores and growth results released
Results from the 2018 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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Teacher shortage funding opportunities
CDE's Educator Talent Unit created an overview of teacher shortage grant opportunities available to school districts and BOCES that resulted from the 2018 legislative session.

 

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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