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Commissioner Anthes announces new Teacher Cabinet members
Twelve additional members were announced to join the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet. This group of practicing teachers provides the department with direct feedback and advice on Colorado education policy.
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month
Governor Jared Polis proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Colorado! This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of dyslexia and working towards solutions in our schools and communities to help students reach their full potential.
State Board approves adjustments to accountability frameworks
Changes are designed to provide a more accurate reflection of a school’s success in teaching students. Adjustments will apply to elementary and middle school ratings beginning in fall 2021.
Family and School Partnership in Education Month
Governor Jared Polis proclaimed October as Family and School Partnership in Education Month! This month is dedicated to elevating the importance of parents, families and schools working together to help students achieve higher academic levels.
Five Colorado schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools
CDE congratulates the five Colorado schools named 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their high academic outcomes and efforts to close the achievement gap among student subgroups.
2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year finalists announced
CDE announced seven finalists for the 2020 Teacher of the Year competition, with the sole finalist to be announced by Nov. 1.
State Board says APS must allow HOPE Online to continue operating Power Learning Academy
At its monthly meeting, the state board ordered Aurora Public Schools to allow HOPE Online Learning Academy to continue operating the Power Learning Academy. The board also reviewed preliminary 2019 Performance Frameworks.
Register for the National Dropout Prevention Conference
CDE is partnering with the National Dropout Prevention Center to host the 2019 National Dropout Prevention Conference, Oct. 5-8, in Aurora. Colorado attendees can receive 10 percent off full conference registration with the code COED2019.
2019 state assessment score/growth release
Overall state-, district- and school-level results from the 2019 administration of statewide assessments are available along with academic growth summary information, showing some areas of improvement throughout the state and steady participation.