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Application for Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet open
The Education Commissioner’s Teacher Cabinet is seeking 12 new members. To be considered for a cabinet position, eligibile candidates must complete an online application by Wednesday, Jan. 11.
11/18/2022 - 2:18pm
Board gives final approval to revised academic standards in social studies
The board approved final revisions to Colorado Academic Standards for social studies after adding the contributions of ethnic and religious groups as well as LGTBQ+ people in the teaching of civil government.
11/10/2022 - 5:35pm
Aurora teacher named next Colorado Teacher of the Year
Jimmy Lee Day II, the band director and instrumental music teacher at East Middle School in Aurora Public Schools, was announced as Colorado’s 2023 Teacher of the Year in a surprise ceremony at his school.
11/17/2022 - 10:25am
Colorado outscores nation in reading but mirrors declining math scores
Results from a national math and reading test for fourth and eighth graders showed Colorado scores, along with the rest of the U.S., dropped in most areas since the pandemic. State reading scores, however, were better than the national average.
10/24/2022 - 3:12pm
State board advances recommended revisions to civics and media literacy standards
The board advanced proposed revisions to the Colorado Academic Standards for civics and media literacy as recommended by a committee of educators, business leaders and community members.
10/13/2022 - 4:25pm
Durango teacher wins prestigious Milken Award
Fifth-grade math teacher Tiffany Miera won the $25,000 Milken Award today in a surprise ceremony at Needham Elementary School in Durango.
10/11/2022 - 11:00am
Expanded Learning Opportunities grant helps offer afterschool and summer school programs
Dozens of afterschool and summer programs will receive $21 million from the ESSER Expanded Learning Opportunities grant program intended to help districts and communities accelerate student learning to address the impacts of the pandemic.
09/29/2022 - 3:45pm
Districts, charter schools receive ESSER grants for math and K-3 reading curricula
A total of 42 Colorado school districts and 28 charter schools will each receive a portion of $10 million in federal grants for K-8 math curricula and K-3 READ Act instructional programming.
09/21/2022 - 2:41pm
Four Colorado schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools
CDE congratulates the four Colorado schools named by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools, celebrating their high academic outcomes and efforts to close the achievement gap between some groups of students.
09/16/2022 - 10:39am
State Board advances personal financial literacy standards
The board advanced the proposed academic standards in personal financial literacy and will consider them again along with all recommended revisions of the social studies standards during a final vote later this year.
09/15/2022 - 2:36pm