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CDE informs and advances education policies aimed at supporting educators and providing an exceptional education for all students.

 

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Policy and Funding

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Financial Transparency Website now available to view
The financial transparency public website launched June 30 as a result of HB 14-1292. It presents 2015-16 school and district financial information in a comprehensible format, allowing users to track the funding and spending for education within the state.

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ESSA plan submitted to U.S. Dept. of Education
On Monday, May 1, CDE submitted its plan on how Colorado will implement the country’s federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). An overview of the plan and the full plan have been posted.

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New Educator Preparation and Licensing rules adopted
The new rules are a result of a thorough process that involved analyzing, reviewing, researching, coordinating stakeholder engagement and soliciting feedback and recommendations.

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