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Colorado outscores nation in reading but mirrors declining math scores
Results from a national math and reading test for fourth and eighth graders showed Colorado scores, along with the rest of the U.S., dropped in most areas since the pandemic. State reading scores, however, were better than the national average.
10/24/2022 - 3:12pm
State board advances recommended revisions to civics and media literacy standards
The board advanced proposed revisions to the Colorado Academic Standards for civics and media literacy as recommended by a committee of educators, business leaders and community members.
10/13/2022 - 4:25pm
Durango teacher wins prestigious Milken Award
Fifth-grade math teacher Tiffany Miera won the $25,000 Milken Award today in a surprise ceremony at Needham Elementary School in Durango.
10/11/2022 - 11:00am
Expanded Learning Opportunities grant helps offer afterschool and summer school programs
Dozens of afterschool and summer programs will receive $21 million from the ESSER Expanded Learning Opportunities grant program intended to help districts and communities accelerate student learning to address the impacts of the pandemic.
09/29/2022 - 3:45pm
Districts, charter schools receive ESSER grants for math and K-3 reading curricula
A total of 42 Colorado school districts and 28 charter schools will each receive a portion of $10 million in federal grants for K-8 math curricula and K-3 READ Act instructional programming.
09/21/2022 - 2:41pm
Four Colorado schools named 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools
CDE congratulates the four Colorado schools named by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools, celebrating their high academic outcomes and efforts to close the achievement gap between some groups of students.
09/16/2022 - 10:39am
State Board advances personal financial literacy standards
The board advanced the proposed academic standards in personal financial literacy and will consider them again along with all recommended revisions of the social studies standards during a final vote later this year.
09/15/2022 - 2:36pm
State Board restores accreditation to Adams 14 School District
The board restored accreditation to Adams 14 School District after hearing the district was facing increased challenges because of confusion over what the loss of accreditation meant.
09/15/2022 - 12:54pm
District and School Preliminary Frameworks released
CDE released the 2022 preliminary transitional performance framework ratings for schools and districts after a two-year pause.
09/15/2022 - 12:56pm
Colorado Teacher of the Year finalists announced
CDE has announced its top seven finalists for the 2023 Colorado Teacher of the Year competition with the sole finalist to be announced by the end of October.
09/01/2022 - 7:02am