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Important Announcements

Applications for the Comprehensive Physical Education Pilot Program for schools and districts are now available. For more Information

 

Applications now available for the Technology, Instruments, Guest Experiences, and Resources (TIGER) Music Grant is sponsored by gifts, grants, and donations from FACE Vocal Band.  Application closes November 22, 2019.  Learn more.

 

The 2020 United States Census, known as Census 2020, will be the twenty-fourth United States Census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, will be April 1, 2020.  There are free resources for educators to use in their classrooms to teach about the 2020 Census.

 

The State Board of Education approved revisions to the Colorado Academic Standards. For more information, see the Colorado Academic Standards Review and Revision page.

What do you want to do?

Access the 2009/2010 Standards

Access the 2009/2010 Standards

Browse the standards, family and community guides, vertical progressions, and more. CMAS assessments are based on 2009/2010 standards through the Spring of 2020.

Plan for 2020 Standards Implementation

Plan for 2020 Standards Implementation

Take advantage of the two-year (2018-2019, 2019-2020) transition period to implement the 2020 Standards with materials and support from CDE.

 Interact with the 2020 Standards Online

Interact with the 2020 Standards Online

Use Standards Online, a new tool from CDE, to browse, compare, customize, and bookmark views of the 2020 Standards. (customized PDF downloads coming soon)

Browse the 2020 Standards Downloads

Browse the 2020 Standards Downloads

Download the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards by content area and grade, access alternative formats, and read supporting material for all content areas.

Explore Standards Resources for Families and Communities

Explore Standards Resources for Families and Communities

Learn about the Colorado Academic Standards with these resources written especially for parents, families, and community members.

Read Colorado's Extended Evidence Outcomes

Read Colorado's Extended Evidence Outcomes

Find out how Colorado's EEOs extend the Colorado Academic Standards to students with significant cognitive disabilities.

Browse Curriculum and Instructional Resources

Browse Sample Curriculum and Instructional Resources

See and use example standards-based curriculum and instructional resources from Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project.

Ask Questions and Contact the SIS Team

Ask Questions and Contact SIS

Enlist our help! If you have a question about the standards or need assistance for your school or district, our content area specialists are here to help.


Implementing Media Literacy in Elementary and Secondary Education


During the 2019 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly passed House Bill 19-1110, concerning media literacy.  Read More


History, Culture, Social Contributions, and Civil Government in Education Commission

During the 2019 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly passed House Bill 19-1192 concerning history, culture, social contributions, and civil government in education.  Read More.


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