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Colorado Education Highlights

Colorado Education Highlights features the great work being done in Colorado at schools and districts, BOCES, and other education-related organizations. For more information, email CDE Communications

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Mountain Valley School credits Megan Cleaver for helping start up a greenhouse

Megan Cleaver has helped the Mountain Valley School in Saugache get its greenhouse up and running and producing veggies for the cafeteria year-round.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Reach Higher event explored work-based business opportunities to inspire young people to continue their education past high school

Leaders from the business community, state agencies and workforce professionals gathered on June 14-16 at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative that strives to ensure all students understand what they need to complete their education beyond high schoo

Monday, June 20, 2016

CDE's Misti Ruthven recognized by governor as 'thought leader'

Misti Ruthven, executive director of the Innovation Division and formerly the director of Postsecondary Readiness, was recently recognized by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper along with 19 other state employees for her superior service.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

CDE's Alyssa Pearson earns distinguished ACEE award

Alyssa Pearson -- interim associate commissioner for the accountability, performance and support division -- was recently given a certificate of appreciation from the Association for Colorado Education Evaluators for the work she has done over the years with the group.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Colorado students make their mark at Scripps National Spelling Bee

Sylvie Lamontagne and Cameron Keith spelled their way to the top of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee May 26.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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