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State Board advances grant program to fund transportation options for students in low-performing school systems
Students attending low-performing schools in Adams 14 School District could have access to transportation to attend higher performing schools in the district or in adjacent districts under a new grant program endorsed by the Colorado State Board of Education at its May meeting.

05/12/2022 - 5:50pm

Statewide survey results show most educators agree their schools are a good place to work overall
Eight out of 10 Colorado educators agreed that, overall, their school is a good place to work and for students to learn, according to the results of the biannual Teaching and Learning Conditions Colorado survey released on Wednesday, May 11.

05/11/2022 - 3:05pm

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Board directs Adams 14 to partner with TNTP while removing district accreditation, starting reorganization process
The Colorado State Board of Education removed Adams 14 School District's accreditation and initiated the process to reorganize the school district during the continuation of an extended accountability hearing that started in April. 

05/10/2022 - 6:55pm

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ESSER Expanded Learning Opportunities Grant Program
CDE is making up to $10 million available for a grant program to support districts and community-based organizations in creating new, or expanding existing, expanded learning opportunities. Applications may be submitted with a maximum of $2 million per application and a maximum of $2,000 per student served annually.

05/02/2022 - 2:21pm

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SBE to explore transportation resources for students in low-performing schools
The State Board of Education approved a notice of rulemaking to implement a state law that allows CDE to help fund transportation for students in low-performing schools to attend higher performing schools. 

04/29/2022 - 4:15pm

Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6

Celebrate Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week
Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6. It's the perfect time to show teachers how much we appreciate the dedication, creativity and problem-solving they demonstrate every day. Use resources from CDE to celebrate the amazing teachers in your schools and districts.

04/28/2022 - 12:03pm

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Board asks Adams 14 to return with detailed plans
The State Board of Education asked Adams 14 School District to provide more details on its proposals to hire a partial manager for the district and create an innovation plan for Central Elementary School. 

04/28/2022 - 12:00pm

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State Board reviews feedback on social studies standards
The board will consider final recommendations on revisions to the social studies academic standards at its May board meeting after receiving public comment on the matter. The board expects to continue review of these standards throughout the fall, with a final vote anticipated no later than December.

04/13/2022 - 4:47pm

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State Board denies Adams 14 request to postpone accountability hearings
The state board denied Adams 14 School District’s request to postpone its accountability hearings scheduled for April 14. It will proceed with the scheduled hearings on the district and Central Elementary School on April 14.

03/17/2022 - 5:22pm

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Denver teacher wins prestigious Milken Award
Reina Cruz, a social studies teacher at Northfield High School in Denver Public Schools, was honored with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. The Milken Family Foundation surprised Cruz at a school assembly attended by Gov. Polis and Commissioner Anthes.

03/17/2022 - 3:40pm