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2022-23 free and reduced price meal income guidelines released
CDE has released the eligibility guidelines for children who may receive free and reduced-price school meals, or free milk, served by Colorado School Food Authorities that participate in the National School Lunch, School Program, Breakfast Program and Special Milk Program.

06/30/2022 - 6:49pm


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State Board approves 40 BEST projects valued at nearly $160 million in school construction
The board approved a total of 40 Building Excellent Schools Today school construction grants at its monthly board meeting held Wednesday and Thursday in Estes Park.

06/09/2022 - 3:34pm


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Attend a virtual Statewide Career Open House
CDE will participate in the Statewide Career Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. The event is hosted in partnership with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and will be available via the Premier Virtual platform.

06/09/2022 - 1:38pm


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Colorado youth have extended access to free therapy
The I Matter program provides up to six free mental health sessions with a licensed provider and is open to youth 18 years of age or younger, or 21 years of age or younger if receiving special education services. With new funding, the program will extend until at least June 30, 2023.

06/01/2022 - 1:44pm


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Updated School Safety and Crisis Resources available
CDE has compiled resources to help schools, parents and students dealing with the emotional trauma of violent events and who are seeking information on how to create safe school environments.

05/25/2022 - 10:56am


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Board approves order to begin Adams 14 reorganization process
The State Board of Education approved an order that begins the process to explore the reorganization of Adams 14 School District, which has had low academic performance for nearly a decade.

05/24/2022 - 1:30pm


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Applications being accepted for ESSER transportation assistance grant
School districts, BOCES, charter schools and nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for the ESSER Transportation Assistance Grant Program to help Adams 14 students attending low-performing schools access high-quality learning at a higher-performing school in the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years.

05/24/2022 - 8:36am


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Board advances program to fund transportation for students in low-performing school systems
Students attending low-performing schools in Adams 14 School District could have access to transportation to attend higher performing schools in the district or in adjacent districts under a new grant program endorsed by the state board at its May meeting.

05/18/2022 - 1:45pm


Statewide survey results show most educators agree their schools are a good place to work overall
Eight out of 10 Colorado educators agreed that, overall, their school is a good place to work and for students to learn, according to the results of the biannual Teaching and Learning Conditions Colorado survey released on Wednesday, May 11.

05/11/2022 - 3:05pm


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Board directs Adams 14 to partner with TNTP while removing district accreditation, starting reorganization process
The Colorado State Board of Education removed Adams 14 School District's accreditation and initiated the process to reorganize the school district during the continuation of an extended accountability hearing that started in April. 

05/18/2022 - 1:41pm


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