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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.

05/18/2022 - 1:43pm


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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. 

05/18/2022 - 1:43pm


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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.

05/18/2022 - 1:45pm


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State Board honors outstanding teachers
At it's March meeting, the board honored 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year as well as the Colorado's latest recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

03/09/2022 - 4:53pm


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McClave Elementary honored as ESEA Distinguished School
McClave Elementary in McClave School District RE2 has been honored as 2021 Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished Schools.

03/08/2022 - 1:19pm


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Board sets date for Adams 14 and Central Elementary accountability hearings
With its focus on improving academic outcomes for all students, the state board has set accountability hearings for the school and district for Thursday, April 14. Public comment will be open through Friday, April 8, to inform the actions the board will direct.

02/18/2022 - 4:24pm


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