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Fall 2020 Communications Resources

Fall 2020 Communications Resources

Resources for districts to communicate with schools and parents as the 2020-2021 school year begins and progresses.


Our Publications

CDE Update

CDE Update

The latest information for superintendents on the agency's most significant initiatives.

Colorado Promising Practices

Colorado's Stories of Promising Practices

Monthly e-newsletter to support districts, BOCES and ed prep programs in their educator preparation and development efforts.


Commissioner's Communications

Commissioner's Communications

The commissioner shares highlights, news and answers key questions.

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Daily News Links

A weekday morning email that curates education articles from media outlets around the state. Email us to sign up.


The Dish

The DISH

News and resources for school food authorities and Summer Food Service Program partners to help them support effective implementation of Child Nutrition Programs.

Educator Talent

Educator Talent News

Monthly e-newsletter to support districts, BOCES and ed prep programs in their educator preparation and development efforts.


News releases

News Releases

Important announcements from the Colorado Department of Education.

The Scoop

The Scoop

Weekly e-newsletter featuring news and announcements.


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The Spark Teacher e-Newsletter

Monthly e-newsletter to Colorado teachers with up-to-date information and resources on state-level issues, events and actions involving educators.

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Standards and Instructional Support e-Newsletter

This e-newsletter provides the latest information on the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards implementation process.


Resources for Parents and Families

View resources to assist parents and students on a variety of topics, including state testing, standards, school information and more.

Communications Toolkits

Fact sheets and drop-in letters for districts to use when communicating about complex education topics. Materials can be modified and personalized.


Colorado Open Records Act (CORA)

To submit a CORA request:

  1. Read the Open Records Policy (PDF)
    The policy specifies how the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) (§ 24-72-201 to 206, C.R.S.) is applied in a uniform and reliable manner.