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State Board of Education considers adjustments to School Performance Frameworks
At its monthly meeting, the board continued its discussion about potential changes to the annual rating system for every public school in the state. 

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2019 state assessment score/growth release
Overall state-, district- and school-level results from the 2019 administration of statewide assessments are available along with academic growth summary information, showing some areas of improvement throughout the state and steady participation. 

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2019 assessments resources for families
Resources are available to help parents and students understand their state assessment scores.

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Register for the National Dropout Prevention Conference
CDE is partnering with the National Dropout Prevention Center to host the 2019 National Dropout Prevention Conference, Oct. 5-8, in Aurora. Colorado attendees can receive 10 percent off full conference registration with the code COED2019.

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Teacher Cabinet accepting applications
Teachers can apply to join the Commissioner's Teacher Cabinet and be part of a body that advises the Commissioner. The cabinet ensures policymakers and legislators hear from practicing teachers on important education policy. Applications due Aug. 15.     

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2019-20 free and reduced price meal income guidelines released
CDE has released the eligibility guidelines for children unable to pay the full price served in schools under the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program and/or the Special Milk Program.

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Educator Shortage Survey Results now available
CDE surveyed districts and BOCES about the employment of teachers and special services providers for the 2018-19 school year. See state and district-level results. 

A Universe of Stories: summer reading programs offered by the state library

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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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.