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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
CDE has created a toolkit to help businesses, districts and schools show appreciation for educators during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6-10.
Denver metro area schools closed
Metro area school districts will be closed on Wednesday, April 17, due to ongoing safety concerns. Check with your local school district for details about your schools.
State Board sets deadline for Adams 14 School District to select different management partner
The State Board rejected Adams 14 School District’s selection of Mapleton Public Schools as the external manager and also approved management partners for schools in Aurora.
2019 One Book Colorado winners is “Penguinaut!”
A total of 75,000 free copies of the children’s book “Penguinaut!” will be available in English and Spanish through April 22 for every 4-year-old in the state as part of the One Book Colorado program.
Learn about 2019 state tests
State tests, including CMAS, PSAT and SAT, are coming up soon. Learn what tests your students will take and how results can be used to support your student’s success.
State Board supports legislation to revamp READ Act
State Board supports legislation that would make several changes to the Colorado Reading To Ensure Academic Development (READ) Act with amendments.
Submit feedback for bullying prevention
CDE has developed a Model Bullying Prevention policy for school districts, charter schools and the Charter School Institute. Teachers, administrators, families and others can submit feedback on the initial draft of the policy by Friday, April 12.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month
Visit the School Nutrition Unit for free tools and resources available this month to encourage students to learn more about healthy eating to fuel their growing minds.
State Board continues consideration of Adams 14's external manager
State Board of Education directs Adams 14 to continue working on management partnership with Mapleton.
Districts and schools receive 2018 performance awards
More than 350 performance awards were given out at CDE's annual ceremony. In total, 65 districts and 267 schools throughout Colorado were honored.