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Stories of Promising Practice

Littleton grows its own teachers through its Cadet Program.

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Graduation Guidelines

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

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READ Act Toolkit

Resources for district leaders, principals and teachers to help communicate about early literacy and the Colorado READ Act.

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2020 Standards Implementation

Introductory materials for each content area are available to use alongside the Standards Online.

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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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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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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.  

 

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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Colorado Dept. of Education
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Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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