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Colorado Measures of Academic Success

View this year's score reports for the state tests in English language arts and math, plus information about PSAT and SAT in Colorado.

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Graduation Guidelines

Find out more about new graduation requirements and view a menu of options.

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SchoolView

Explore data tools and other resources to help you learn more about Colorado’s schools and districts.

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Every Student Succeeds Act

CDE continues to work on developing its strategies for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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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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Educator Preparation and Licensing link

Resources for educator preparation, alternative educator preparation, educator licensing, educator backgrounds, fingerprints and enforcement.

News & Events

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Online Standards Feedback System
Feedback from this survey will inform CDE’s plan for the standards review process and be provided to content area committees that will submit recommendations to the State Board of Education. Please participate by Dec. 30.

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Stories of Promising Practice - Grant Beacon
Grant Beacon Middle School is experiencing success after getting innovation status. The school worked with community members to devise a plan tailored to its needs, including longer a longer school day, and providing a Chromebook for every student.

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2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year
Sean Wybrant, a Career and Technical Education teacher at William J. Palmer High School, Colorado Springs School District 11, is the 2017 Colorado Teacher of the Year.

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CDE uses purposeful communication to build an environment of quality, customer service, credibility and trust.
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CDE takes seriously its obligation to protect the privacy of those whose data is collected, used, shared and stored.
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CDE provides resources to assist parents and students in their school-related needs.
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CDE provides data tools, district and school directories and other resources for student learning.
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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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