Read Commissioner Asp's statement on Every Student Succeeds Act
ESSA continues to provide funding and accountability for some of our students with greatest needs and allows for state expertise and priorities to be used in determining accountability and interventions. The new law will provide opportunities for a small number of states to try new assessment systems.
View a Resource on Data Redaction
CDE created a new resource to help districts and schools apply redaction techniques to documents containing student-level data or financial information that may be posted online under financial transparency laws.
View the New Improved Look of the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection
The State Library launched its new Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection database which allows k-12 students to interact directly with primary source materials by engaging with history as it was originally recorded and interpreted.
Attend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Virtual Academy
Federal Programs is offering a series of webinars for a variety of experience levels on topics including new directors, best practices, accountability and data and reporting.
View Elementary Arts Integration Sample Units
A collaborative group of educators and community arts partners developed integrated units for grades one, three and four based on sample instructional units in drama and theatre arts, visual arts, social studies and comprehensive health.
Nominate an Administrator Who Supports Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners by Feb. 10
The 2016 Distinguished Administrator award honors an administrator who has demonstrated excellence in working with culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Register for the Specific Learning Disability Math Project Workshop
This workshop offers strategies and learning experiences that will help students make meaning in mathematical problem solving situations.
CMAS Score Report Toolkit
These tools will help districts and schools communicate with parents about scores from the PARCC-developed English language arts and math tests.
2015-16 Milken Educator Award
An eighth-grade science teacher at Liberty Point International School, Ryan Bradley Moore was surprised with this year's Milken Educator Award and $25,000 cash. Moore is known as the ultimate team player who supports both students and staff.
Basalt teacher named Colorado Teacher of the Year
Leticia Guzman Ingram at Basalt High School is the 2016 Colorado Teacher of the Year. Ingram was selected for the honor based on her experience, passion and expertise with English learners and their families.