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Nominate a teacher for Teacher of the Year 2020
Do you know an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 teacher? Nominate them to apply for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year award!

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Colorado Summer Reading – A Universe of Stories
Discover free learning programs at your local public library that encourage kids to read over the summer and improve your neighborhood with this summer’s theme, A Universe of Stories.

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State Board approves BEST grant funding
The State Board of Education approved 43 school construction projects totaling more than $401 million from the Capital Construction Assistance Fund for the Building Excellent Schools Today grant program.

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State Board responds to lawsuit over Adams 14 decision
Chairwoman Angelika Schroeder said she is frustrated that another lawsuit has been filed challenging the board’s actions to improve educational opportunities for students in historically under-performing schools.

Professional Development for Educators
Educators can use this search tool to find CDE's in-person and self-paced training sessions, webinars and more.

READ webinar

READ Act webinar
On June 11, 2019, CDE will host a webinar regarding changes to the READ Act in the 2019 legislative session. The webinar will cover new implementation measures.

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State Board responds to complaint
Chairwoman Schroeder said the complaint filed last week by Pueblo Education Association concerning Risley International Academy of Innovation is disappointing.

School safety and crisis resources
CDE has compiled a list of resources to help parents and educators communicate with students about safety and crisis affecting our schools.

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
CDE has created a toolkit to help businesses, districts and schools show appreciation for educators during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10.

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Denver metro area schools closed
Metro area school districts will be closed on Wednesday, April 17, due to ongoing safety concerns. Check with your local school district for details about your schools. 


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