New Educator Preparation and Licensing rules adopted
The new rules are a result of a thorough process that involved analyzing, reviewing, researching, coordinating stakeholder engagement and soliciting feedback and recommendations.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) listening tour
In May, Colorado education officials launched a statewide tour to gather the public’s input on how Colorado should implement the new federal education law – the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
General Assembly considers school finance issues
Follow conversations about school finance at the legislature.
eBook access opens for Title I and free/reduced lunch schools
Open eBooks was launched nationally to make thousands of award-winning and popular electronic books available to low-income K-12 students and families. Students qualify if the school is Title 1 eligible or receives Title 1 funds, or if 70 percent or more of the students receive free or reduced lunch benefits.
Application for 2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year due June 1
Each year the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teacher to represent the entire profession in Colorado.
Twice-Exceptional Summer Institute 2016 set for June
General, special and gifted educators at all levels are invited to learn about the characteristics and needs of twice-exceptional students – those students who are gifted and have disabilities.
Communications tools available for education leaders
Sample fact sheets, FAQs and drop-in articles can help superintendents and principals communicate about 2016 state assessments.
ESSA in Colorado blog
Join the conversation about the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in Colorado.
Colorado students make gains on annual AP tests
The state has the fifth highest 10-year growth in graduates scoring 3 or higher and was commended for continuing to increase the number of students taking AP courses.
Top education innovators to join CDE leadership team
Education Commissioner Rich Crandall today announced the addition of three nationally known education leaders to the executive team at the Colorado Department of Education.