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Join the Colorado Twitter Chat
All Colorado educators, parents and community members are invited to participate in the #COedchat on Twitter on Monday April 28 from 4-4:45 p.m. The topic is STEM.
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Requests for New School Codes and Other Changes Due June 30
Requests for new school codes, school closures, name changes and grade changes for the 2013-14 school year are due June 30. This information is crucial for ensuring accurate Title IA funding, NCLB ESEA waiver implementation, on-time and accurate release of the School Performance Frameworks and the pre-populated Unified Improvement Plans.
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Grumpy Bird is the 2014 One Book for Colorado
Books will be given out to four-year-olds on April 7-21 at public libraries and other locations.
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Spring READ Act Training
The CDE Office of Literacy is offering a series of training sessions for teachers and instructional leaders. The sessions will focus on Review of the READ Act, READ Plan Exemplars, ELL guidance and the READ Collection. 
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Apply or Renew Your Application for the Early Literacy Assessment Tool Project
This program is designed to assist teachers in meeting the assessment requirements of the READ Act. The tool will allow teachers to obtain real-time assessment of the reading skill levels of students enrolled in grades K-3 and generate intervention plans and materials.
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Apply for School Readiness Assessment Funds
CDE is accepting new and renewal applications for funds to purchase Teaching Strategies GOLD subscriptions for the 2014-2015 school year.
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READ Act Data Collection for Data Pipeline
The spring 2014 READ Act data collection elements, including an FAQ, are now available. 
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Multi-Tiered System of Supports Online Academy
The Office of Learning Supports is offering multiple online courses in 2014.  Registration for each session closes one week prior to the start of the selected course or when the course capacity is reached.  
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Parent Resources Now Available
These resources assist parents and students with their school-related needs.
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Parent Resources Now Available
These resources assist parents and students with their school-related needs.
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