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Subscribe to the first teacher newsletter
CDE launches THE SPARK, a newsletter for Colorado teachers filled with information, inspiration and resources on state-level issues, events and actions involving educators.

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State Board approves school plan types
The vast majority of public schools received the highest two ratings in the state’s accountability system this year. All schools annually receive a School Performance Framework report based on performance on various common indicators.

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Report outlines strategies to address educator shortage
Based on input gathered at town hall meetings throughout Colorado, the Colorado Department of Higher Education, in collaboration with CDE, developed a strategic plan to address the statewide educator shortage. See the plan submitted to the General Assembly.

Teacher interacting with elementary students to illustrate teacher shortage report

Report outlines strategies to address educator shortage
Based on input gathered at town hall meetings throughout Colorado, the Colorado Department of Higher Education, in collaboration with CDE, developed a strategic plan to address the statewide educator shortage. See the plan submitted to the General Assembly.

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Stories of Promising Practice: Peyton School District
One-quarter of Peyton High School's students take part in the school's Woods Manufacturing Program, a woodworking career and technical education program that started only two years ago.The program's founders look to expand the idea to districts across the country.

Photo of student from Peyton High School

Stories of Promising Practice: Peyton School District
One-quarter of Peyton High School's students take part in the school's Woods Manufacturing Program, a woodworking career and technical education program that started only two years ago.The program's founders look to expand the idea to districts across the country.

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Education commissioner assigns district ratings
Commissioner Anthes presented to the State Board of Education final accountability ratings for the state’s 178 school districts and BOCES, including four districts that improved enough to move off the state’s accountability clock.

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Education commissioner assigns district ratings
Commissioner Anthes presented to the State Board of Education final accountability ratings for the state’s 178 school districts and BOCES, including four districts that improved enough to move off the state’s accountability clock.

2018 Colorado Teacher of the Year announced
Christina Randle, a first-grade teacher at Soaring Eagles Elementary School in Harrison School District No. 2, is the 2018 Colorado Teacher of the Year.

2018 Colorado Teacher of the Year announced
Christina Randle, a first-grade teacher at Soaring Eagles Elementary School in Harrison School District No. 2, is the 2018 Colorado Teacher of the Year.

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