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State releases draft plan for new Department of Early Childhood, calls for public comment
Colorado released the first draft of a plan to establish the Department of Early Childhood that will align and strengthen the state’s early childhood care and education services and programs, including the voter-approved, voluntary, universal preschool program.
10/08/2021 - 1:04pm
Adams 14 School District's accreditation restored
The district's accreditation was restored after it complied with a state board order requiring the district to sign a memorandum of understanding and joint letter with its management partner confirming that they will resume working together to turn around low academic performance.
10/07/2021 - 11:41am
Adams 14 School District's accreditation removed, State Board provides path for restoration
The board affirmed that Adams 14 School District lost its state accreditation after failure to submit a required joint statement confirming they were working with their board directed external manager.
10/04/2021 - 6:09pm
Six Colorado schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools
CDE congratulates the six Colorado schools named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools, celebrating their high academic outcomes and efforts to close the achievement gap between some groups of students.
09/21/2021 - 10:29am
Colorado Teacher of the Year finalists announced
Seven finalists for the 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year competition have been selected, with the sole finalist to be announced by the end of October.
09/20/2021 - 11:42am
State Board finds Adam 14 failed to comply with 2018 order
The state board found Adams 14 School District failed to comply with the its 2018 order requiring the district to turn over full decision-making authority to a management entity. The district must come into compliance by Sept. 27.
09/10/2021 - 3:38pm
Board to focus federal funding on strategies to accelerate learning
Programs that can effectively accelerate learning for students most impacted by the pandemic will be the focus of the state’s investment of $132 million in federal COVID-relief funding set aside for state-level activities.
08/24/2021 - 4:30pm
Board considers feedback and priorities for allocating federal COVID-relief funds
At its August meeting, the State Board of Education considered feedback on how the state should allocate $132 million in federal ESSER funding to most effectively support students.
08/12/2021 - 5:21pm
Spring 2021 statewide assessment results released
Results of Colorado Measures of Academic Success assessments taken last spring indicate significant decreases in achievement from 2019 to 2021 across all tested grades and subject areas, according to today’s release of state-level results by the Colorado Department of Education.
08/12/2021 - 12:01pm
Toolkit and resources for back-to-school guidance
This toolkit was developed in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials and the Colorado Department of Education.
08/11/2021 - 4:29pm