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coloradoThe state of Colorado, through the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) serves 178 school districts, 1780 schools, and over 130,000 educators to provide educational opportunities for over 840,000 public school students. CDE provides leadership, resources, support, and accountability to help schools and educational agencies build capacity to help students be successful in their educational pursuits. CDE also provides services and support to boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES), early learning centers, state correctional schools, facility schools, Colorado state libraries, adult/family literacy centers, Colorado Talking Book Library, and General Education Development (GED) testing centers, reaching learners of all ages. In addition, CDE provides structural and administrative support to the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind and the Charter School Institute

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COLORADO TIPTOES TOWARD FEWER REMEDIAL COURSES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Colorado considering lowering the bar for high school graduation
Colorado Board of Education: Don’t punish districts on testing mandates
Statewide preschool through 12th-grade student enrollment continues to grow

Nonprofit program expands access to AP courses

School board testing discontent rumbles louder as more districts ask for waivers

Changes in AP history trigger a culture clash in Colorado

Common Core, PARCC tests in Colorado reveal uneasiness about testing

State board asks legislature to exit testing group

Three bills passed seek to address education in Colorado

Colorado Judge Dismisses Teacher-Placement Lawsuit

Education panel to study how tests are being used statewide

Standards and Assessment Task Force