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Board considers waivers for Colorado's first charter school on tribal land
The Charter School Institute submitted waiver requests on behalf of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe for a new elementary school. The tribe plans to open Kwiyagat Community Academy on its land in southwest Colorado this fall with a focus on Ute culture, language and traditions.

02/11/2021 - 5:22pm

ESEA Distinguished School

Two schools celebrated for exceptional achievement
Paonia Elementary in Delta County School District and Soaring Eagles Elementary in Harrison 2 have been honored as 2020 Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished Schools.

01/29/2021 - 3:47pm

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Final enrollment data for 2020-21 released
The final count of Colorado P-12 students confirms a 3.3% decrease in state enrollment for 2020-21 with the biggest drop in early grades. The state had its first decrease in year-to-year enrollment in over three decades due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

01/22/2021 - 11:47am

State seal of Colorado to represent State Board of Education

State board reauthorizes all but two educator preparation programs at Regis University
Regis University’s educator preparation programs for elementary and special education were conditionally approved for the 2021-22 school year provided that the university improves instruction on teaching reading.  

01/14/2021 - 5:16pm

State’s four-year graduation rate increases
A total of 81.9% of the Class of 2020 graduated last spring - the highest graduation rate in a decade despite the global pandemic that disrupted education in the last two months of the 2019-20 school year, according to data released by CDE.

01/15/2021 - 3:15pm

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Deadline for standards revision committee application extended
The Standards and Instructional Support Office is now accepting applications through Jan. 31 for standards revision committee membership in the following content areas: social studies, visual arts, music, dance and drama/theatre arts.

01/08/2021 - 10:42am