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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

East Otero's Breakfast in the Hallway

Celebrate National School Breakfast Week, March 4-8
Participation in the School Breakfast Program helps reduce food insecurity and increases student academic performance and health. See how East Otero’s Breakfast in the Hallway is helping to increase participation. 

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Colorado Preschool Program celebrates 30 years
For the first time, longitudinal data shows children funded through the Colorado Preschool Program had better on-time graduation outcomes than their peers with similar risk factors who were not in CPP. 

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Statewide student enrollment growth slows
Colorado public schools experienced the smallest increase in enrollment of students in nearly 30 years, only about 0.1 percent. Total statewide enrollment was 911,536 public school students.

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State Board supports governor's full-day kindergarten plan
The State Board of Education approved a resolution supporting Gov. Jared Polis’ proposal to offer free, full-day kindergarten throughout the state. The board has long supported early literacy programs to ensure that all students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade.