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View the Instructional Unit Process Guide
This guide reflects the processes used by Colorado educators to translate the unit overviews from the first phase of the curriculum project into full instructional units, including: learning experiences, assessment ideas, differentiation options and teacher/student resources. 
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Updated Growth Data and Summary Reports for 2014
2014 student growth data and summary reports are now available.
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Submit a School Improvement Support Grants Application
This grant is made available to Title IA Focus Schools and Title I schools with a Priority Improvement or Turnaround plan type to address the needs identified by a diagnostic review and support a focused approach to improvement. Proposals due Sept. 30.
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Review the Colorado State Model Evaluation System Annual Orientation
District personnel that lead staff training should review the 2014 orientation webinar and share it with all users of the model system in their district. 
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Register for the Multi-Tiered System of Supports Overview Training
This fall workshop on the Multi-Tiered System of Supports framework includes an overview, use of the problem solving process within a layered continuum and the use of implementation science to scale-up efforts. 
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View the Gallery of Teacher Appreciation Week Messages
Special thanks to everyone who participated in #ThankATeacherCO.
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View Additional Literacy Design Collaborative Modules
Modules are available now for instructional units in reading, writing, and communicating, comprehensive health, science and social studies. These modules complement instructional units created in the District Sample Curriculum Project.
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Review the Statewide Facility Assessment Reports
The deadline to review the reports for schools and provide comments, corrections or clarifications to CDE is Feb. 27, 2015. Your comments and review will help CDE with capital construction grant awards in the future.
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Read the Guidelines for the Educational Evaluation of Autism Spectrum Disorder
These guidelines provide a resource for evaluating children birth to age 21. The examples given serve as a framework for districts and BOCES to aid in developing processes for identifying students for special education when autism spectrum disorder is suspected.
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View ACCESS for English Language Learners Growth Data
The data are now available in the Colorado Education Data Analysis & Reporting System (CEDAR). Other resources, including the flat file layout and adequate growth information, are also available.
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