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State Board responds to complaint
Chairwoman Schroeder said the complaint filed last week by Pueblo Education Association concerning Risley International Academy of Innovation is disappointing.

School safety and crisis resources
CDE has compiled a list of resources to help parents and educators communicate with students about safety and crisis affecting our schools.

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Nominate a teacher for Teacher of the Year 2020
Do you know an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 teacher? Nominate them to apply for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year award!

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
CDE has created a toolkit to help businesses, districts and schools show appreciation for educators during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10.

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State Board sets deadline for Adams 14 School District to select different management partner
The State Board rejected Adams 14 School District’s selection of Mapleton Public Schools as the external manager and also approved management partners for schools in Aurora. 

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2019 One Book Colorado winners is “Penguinaut!”
A total of 75,000 free copies of the children’s book “Penguinaut!” will be available in English and Spanish through April 22 for every 4-year-old in the state as part of the One Book Colorado program.

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Learn about 2019 state tests
State tests, including CMAS, PSAT and SAT, are coming up soon. Learn what tests your students will take and how results can be used to support your student’s success.

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State Board supports legislation to revamp READ Act
State Board supports legislation that would make several changes to the Colorado Reading To Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act with amendments. 

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Submit feedback for bullying prevention
CDE has developed a Model Bullying Prevention policy for school districts, charter schools and the Charter School Institute. Teachers, administrators, families and others can submit feedback on the initial draft of the policy by Friday, April 12.

Celebrate National Nutrition Month
Visit the School Nutrition Unit for free tools and resources available this month to encourage students to learn more about healthy eating to fuel their growing minds.  

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