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General Information

  • CDE Bullying Prevention: Tools and Resources
    Research clearly demonstrates that positive school climate and culture is an essential component of bully prevention and intervention (Stop Bullying Now, 2011).
  • CDE Parent and Family Resources
    Looking for a school or school district? Looking for achievement results or do you need homework help? The links listed here are selected to assist parents and students in their school-related needs.
  • CDE Standards and Instructional Support
    Find information about new Colorado Preschool to Grade 12 (P-12) Academic Standards here.
  • CDE Educator Effectiveness
    Classroom teaching and principal leadership are the strongest predictors of student achievement. That's why CDE is focused on helping the state's 178 school districts better attract, prepare and support educators who significantly improve students' academic growth and master of standards, and prepare students for postsecondary education and the workforce.
  • General Assessment Information for Parents
    Click here to find out about Colorado's standards-based assessment program designed to provide a picture of student performance to schools, districts, educators, families and the community.
  • Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP)
    The intent of the ICAP policy is to ultimately decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates by assisting students in developing and maintaining a personalized postsecondary plan that ensures readiness for postsecondary and workforce success.
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
    PBIS establishes and maintains effective school environments that maximize academic achievement and behavioral competence of all learners in Colorado.
  • Response to Intervention (RtI)
    The Colorado Department of Education is committed to providing support and information for the effective implementation of a Response to Intervention model. The goal of this website is to provide resources and tools to practitioners and families in order to support successful implementation.


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