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CDE launches campaign on importance of reading to children at home
To increase awareness of the importance of early literacy, the Colorado Department of Education today launched a public information campaign to encourage and empower parents to make reading part of their daily routine with their children.
09/15/2020 - 2:21pm
State board receives progress update on Adams 14
At the State Board of Education regular monthly meeting this week, MGT Consulting Group and Adams 14 School District leaders presented updates on the progress the district is making to improve student achievement.
09/10/2020 - 5:05pm
U.S. Department of Education awards Colorado a five-year, $16 million grant for literacy advancement
The U.S. Department of Education awarded Colorado a $16 million grant to implement the Colorado Comprehensive Literacy Project, which aims to advance literacy skills for children from birth to grade 12 with special emphasis on disadvantaged children, including children living in poverty, English learners and children with disabilities.
09/10/2020 - 9:41am
Students can get free meals through fall
All children will be able to receive nutritious meals at no charge this fall at participating school sites regardless of their eligibility status. Normally, during the school year, students receive free or reduced priced meals if they qualify based on household income or other eligibility categories.
09/02/2020 - 10:26am
State Board reauthorizes MSU Denver's educator preparation programs
The Colorado State Board of Education at its regular monthly meeting held on Wednesday and Thursday approved both MSU Denver’s traditional and alternative teacher licensure programs except for two endorsement areas.
08/13/2020 - 4:13pm
Food benefits reimbursement program available for families
Beginning Wednesday, July 22, the Colorado Department of Human Services, in collaboration with CDE, will offer Coloradans with school-enrolled children food benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program. This effort will help support Colorado’s families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
07/21/2020 - 11:48am
Guidance released to help local public health agencies and schools navigate opening for fall 2020
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education, released new guidance for the fall opening of schools today.
07/20/2020 - 3:20pm
CDE to offer optional SAT and PSAT tests this fall at no cost to public school seniors and juniors
Colorado school districts and charter schools will have the opportunity this fall to offer their 12th and 11th grade students the SAT and PSAT at no cost to the student.
07/20/2020 - 3:25pm
State Board modifies Graduation Guidelines Menu for 2020-21
The board granted districts flexibility with the state’s graduation options because of the disruption to learning and the cancellation or limited availability of several of the tests last spring.
08/06/2020 - 9:13am
2020-21 free and reduced price meal income guidelines released
CDE has released the eligibility guidelines for children unable to pay the full price served in schools under the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program and/or the Special Milk Program.
07/01/2020 - 1:51pm