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Teacher Cabinet accepting applications
eachers can apply to join the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet and be part of a body that advises the Commissioner. The cabinet ensures policymakers and legislators hear from practicing teachers on important education policy. Applications due Aug. 15.     

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2019-20 free and reduced price meal income guidelines released
CDE has released the eligibility guidelines for children unable to pay the full price served in schools under the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program and/or the Special Milk Program.

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Educator Shortage Survey Results now available
CDE surveyed districts and BOCES about the employment of teachers and special services providers for the 2018-19 school year. See state and district-level results. 

A Universe of Stories: summer reading programs offered by the state library

Colorado Summer Reading – A Universe of Stories
Discover free learning programs at your local public library that encourage kids to read over the summer and improve your neighborhood with this summer’s theme, A Universe of Stories.

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State Board approves BEST grant funding
The State Board of Education approved 43 school construction projects totaling more than $401 million from the Capital Construction Assistance Fund for the Building Excellent Schools Today grant program.

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State Board responds to lawsuit over Adams 14 decision
Chairwoman Angelika Schroeder said she is frustrated that another lawsuit has been filed challenging the board’s actions to improve educational opportunities for students in historically under-performing schools.

Professional Development for Educators
Educators can use this search tool to find CDE's in-person and self-paced training sessions, webinars and more.

READ webinar

READ Act webinar
On June 11, 2019, CDE will host a webinar regarding changes to the READ Act in the 2019 legislative session. The webinar will cover new implementation measures.

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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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