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Learn How Senate Bill 14-165 Impacts Educator Evaluation Requirements
In the 2014 legislative session, additional flexibility was passed for districts/BOCES regarding the 50 percent measures of student learning/outcomes portion of the evaluation for the 2014-15 school year only.
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Updated Alternative Education Campus Selection of Accountability Measures Form
By July 1, all alternative education campuses must submit a selection of accountability measures form, with district or authorizer's approval. 
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Listen to the Students with Serious Emotional Disability Webinar
The April 28 webinar discussed the interaction of academic and behavioral difficulties and provided best practices for improving achievement of students with social, emotional and/or behavioral problems within a muti-tiered system of supports. 
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Register for a Teaching Strategies GOLD Training
CDE is providing school readiness initiative training for kindergarten teachers and principals in June, July and August. 
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View the Assessment Implementation Study Results
CDE partnered with WestEd to gather data from districts, teachers, parents, and charter schools to discover the implications of recent assessment changes.
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Submit READ Collection Data by July 18
The READ collection in Data Pipeline closes at noon on Friday, July 18. This short timeline will ensure distribution of READ funds to districts by the beginning of September. 
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Become a Reviewer for School Readiness Assessments
CDE is seeking qualified early childhood educators to assist in identifying appropriate school readiness assessments for implementation of the school readiness initiative as outlined in CAP4K.
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Preliminary Grade 3 Reading Results
Preliminary results from statewide third-grade Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) reading tests are now available.
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Three Schools and One District Win Green Ribbon Awards
Larkspur Elementary, Mesa Elementary, Lesher Middle School and Boulder Valley School District are being honored for their exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact. 
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New Assessments and Proposed Accountability Transition Plan
Read the fact sheet about CDE’s proposed transition plan to ensure validity and fairness in our accountability system.
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