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Opportunities to Provide Input on ESSA State Plan Recommendations and Drafts

By Jessica Hollingshead, Executive Director Support, Federal Programs Unit
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 11:55am

The Colorado Department of Education will begin a process for the public to provide feedback to the ESSA drafts and recommendations through an online survey. Of particular importance are comments related to specific ESSA decision points and those related to new ESSA programs, new program flexibility and substantive changes to programsMost windows will be open for two weeks or more, but may vary based upon the draft stage.

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State Board of Education Pushes Back Colorado’s ESSA Submission

By Jessica Hollingshead, Executive Director Support, Federal Programs Unit
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 11:26am

At the November meeting, the Colorado State Board of Education agreed to delay the submission of the state’s plan for the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Colorado, as with other states, must develop a plan on how to implement ESSA by next year. The Colorado State Board of Education is expected to receive a draft of the state plan by early 2017 and was planning on delivering the document to the U.S. Department of Education by early March.

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CDE Comments on ESSA Title I Supplement, Not Supplant Proposed Rules

By Nazanin Mohajeri-Nelson, Director, Data, Program Evaluation, and Reporting, Federal Programs
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:53am

On September 6, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) released a Notice of Proposed Rule-Making on the Title I provision, Supplement Not Supplant under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was open for public comment until November 7, 2017. The Colorado Department of Education’s (CDE) comments in response to the proposed rules can be viewed here

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U.S. Department of Education Releases Title II Guidance

By Jennifer Simons, Title II Coordinator, ESEA Programs Office
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:53am

The U.S. Department of Education recently released non-regulatory guidance on Title II, Part A. This guidance includes information and resources for State, district, and school personnel, including:

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U.S. Department of Education Releases Title III Guidance

By Jessica Hollingshead, Executive Director Support, Federal Programs Unit
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 3:35pm

The U.S. Department of Education recently released non-regulatory guidance on Title III, Part A. This guidance includes information and resources for State, district, and school personnel, including:

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Proposed Changes to Reporting Requirements under ESSA from the U.S. Department of Education (ED)

By Nazanin Mohajeri-Nelson, Director, Data, Program Evaluation, and Reporting, Federal Programs
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:32am

EDFacts annually collects data on behalf of U.S. Department of Education (ED) grant and program offices, including pre-kindergarten through grade 12 performance data about students, schools, staff, services, and educational outcomes at the state, district, and school levels, under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

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Live stream the ESSA Hub Committee meetings

By Jessica Hollingshead, Executive Director Support, Federal Programs Unit
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 9:44am

The Colorado Department of Education will offer live audio streaming of the ESSA Hub Committee meetings beginning with the next meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016.

To access the live stream, please visit the ESSA State Plan Development webpage (http://www.cde.state.co.us/fedprograms/essa_stateplandevelopment)  and click the “Listen Live!” button starting at 12:30 pm on September 12.

Please note that the Listen Live feature is only available during scheduled meeting dates.

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Proposed ESSA Regulations and Public Comment Process from the U.S. Department of Education on Title I Supplement, Not Supplant Provision

By Patrick Chapman, Executive Director, Federal Programs
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 2:32pm

Yesterday, the United States Department of Education (USDOE) released proposed regulations for the Title I, supplement not supplant provision of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  The proposed regulations have been published in the Federal Register and are available here.  These proposed rules are subject to a 60-day public comment period, with comments due by November 7, 2016.  The U.S.

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CDE introduces ESSA in Colorado E-Newsletter

By Jessica Hollingshead, Executive Director Support, Federal Programs Unit
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:21pm

The Colorado Department of Education is pleased to announce a new way to receive regular updates on Colorado’s ESSA state plan development. Please click here to subscribe to our new ESSA in Colorado E-Newsletter.

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CDE comments on ESSA accountability and state plan proposed rules

By Nazanin Mohajeri-Nelson, Director, Data, Program Evaluation, and Reporting, Federal Programs
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 3:59pm

On May 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) released a Notice of Proposed Rule-making on accountability and state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was open for public comment until August 1, 2016. Colorado Department of Education (CDE) recently submitted comments on the proposed rules.

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