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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
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
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
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
Board considers progress at schools and a district implementing directed actions
At its monthly meeting, the state board reviewed information about the progress at several schools and one district implementing actions directed by the board to improve student achievement. The board also moved the accountability hearing on Central Elementary School to April.
02/10/2022 - 5:13pm
Partners needed to ensure youth have access to food this summer
With nearly half of Colorado families with children struggling to put food on the table, CDE is partnering with Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger and Hunger Free Colorado to increase access to the Summer Meals Program.
02/01/2022 - 11:02am
Board temporarily denies Adams 14 request to find new lead partner
The board voted to deny the school district's request to find a new outside manager until more information is available. The request came as a motion to amend a 2018 order that required Adams 14 to find a management partner to reverse long standing struggles in student academic performance.
01/28/2022 - 3:13pm
Colorado school enrollment increases slightly after 2020’s decline
Colorado’s preschool through 12th grade public school population grew slightly this fall compared to the year before when the state’s school enrollment numbers declined for the first time in 30 years.
01/19/2022 - 11:31am
2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year named finalist for national honor
Autumn Rivera, a sixth-grade science teacher at Glenwood Springs Middle School in Roaring Fork School District, has been named one of four finalists for the 2022 National Teacher of the Year award by the Council of Chief State School Officers.
01/19/2022 - 11:07am
Educators and education support professionals encouraged to take TLCC Survey
All school-based educators and support staff are encouraged to complete the an anonymous statewide survey of teaching and learning conditions, available Wednesday, Jan. 19, through Friday, Feb. 18.
01/18/2022 - 3:00pm