Apply for the Early Literacy Grant Competition by March 15
This grant provides funds to ensure the essential components of reading instruction are embedded into all elements of the primary, K-3 teaching structures to assist students in achieving reading competency.
Complete the Early Literacy Assessment Tool Application
CDE is accepting applications for the Early Literacy Assessment Tool Project for the 2016-2017 school year. Renewal applications are due March 3 and new applications are due April 15.
Colorado graduation rates remain steady; slight rise in dropout rates
Data show a small increase in the state’s high school dropout rate while the on-time graduation rate remained unchanged.
Statewide student enrollment continues to grow
Statewide preschool through 12th-grade pupil count for the 2015-2016 school year increased by 10,106 over the previous year.
11th-graders to take the ACT in spring 2016
The department confirmed it has received approval to administer the ACT exam to high school juniors this year.
State Board of Education appoints Commissioner of Education
Richard Crandall, the single finalist, was appointed during a special meeting by the State Board of Education.
Submit a BEST Grant Application
The BEST Grant is a competitive grant focused on helping public schools with a multitude of capital construction needs. Informational webinars are available to guide you through the process. Applications are open Jan. 4 and due Feb. 27.
Submit a Proposal for the 2016 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Academy
The Office of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education partnered with numerous stakeholders to offer this annual professional learning opportunity. Session proposal forms are due Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Complete an Office of Learning Supports Customer Support Survey
CDE's Office of Learning Supports, in preparation for the next State Personnel Development Grant, is seeking input on the assistance they should offer in the coming years.
Cast Your Vote for the 2016 One Book 4 Colorado Title
Watch videos of local celebrities reading each of this year’s One Book 4 Colorado selections. Then vote for your favorite and help us decide which book Colorado’s 4-year-olds will receive in April!