2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year

Nominate an outstanding teacher you know and encourage them to apply for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year award for the opportunity to represent the entire profession in the state.

Learn more about the award, applications due July 10

Colorado Summer Food Service Program

Kids and teens eat FREE all summer long! Healthy meals are available to all youth 18 years and under at hundreds of summer meal sites across Colorado - no ID or registration is required.

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Stories of Promising Practice

Douglas County equitably teaches students language skills.

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Colorado Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Discover free learning programs at your local public library that encourage kids to read over the summer and improve your neighborhood with this summer’s theme, A Universe of Stories.

Learn more about importance of summer reading

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About the Colorado Department of Education

Through setting a clear vision for increasing student performance, CDE continually supports the advancement and improvement of the state’s education system to prepare all learners for success in a rapidly changing global workplace.

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State Board approves BEST grant funding
The State Board of Education approved 43 school construction projects totaling more than $401 million from the Capital Construction Assistance Fund for the Building Excellent Schools Today grant program.

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State Board responds to lawsuit over Adams 14 decision
Chairwoman Angelika Schroeder said she is frustrated that another lawsuit has been filed challenging the board’s actions to improve educational opportunities for students in historically under-performing schools.

Colorado Summer Reading – A Universe of Stories
Discover free learning programs at your local public library that encourage kids to read over the summer and improve your neighborhood with this summer’s theme, A Universe of Stories.

 

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