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CDE continuously improves Colorado’s education system to provide students with the future skills and essential knowledge needed for success in a globally competitive world.

Teaching and Learning

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New Student Success Video Series
View and share these four short videos that explain how Colorado is ensuring that all students succeed, in every grade, and then in college, career and life!
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2015 Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP) Conferences
PEP brings together parents and professionals to share ideas, discuss concerns, celebrate success and obtain information related to parenting, educating and partnering to support student learning.
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Perfect ACT 2014 student

State Board Recognizes Students with Perfect ACT Score
Students from across the state who earned a perfect score of 36 on the Colorado American College Test (ACT) during the 2013-2014 school year were honored by the State Board in November. 
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These teacher-authored units include learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options.


This FAQ explains how to get started with home schooling in Colorado, cost, requirements, and more.


This DVD summarizes the IEP process and includes tips and comments by parents and professionals.


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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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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing