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Let’s Add Something Extra Special to the 4-day School Week
May 23, 2019

By Elaine Menardi | Not long ago, I found a statistic that blew my mind: 104 of 178 school districts in Colorado operate on a four-day school week. My brain started to race in an effort to address two key questions: What could we do with that extra day? And …

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Animas High Class Found to Help Lower Suicide, Depression Risk
May 13, 2019

By Mary Shinn, The Journal | Students had lower risks for suicide and fewer symptoms of depression after participating in a class at Animas High School that was built on seeing their lives as heroic journeys and strong relationships among the students. Animas High teacher Shane Nelson designed the class …

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Advanced Placement for All Summer Institute
March 27, 2019

Learn more about the 2019 Advanced Placement for All Summer Institute (APSI), happening July 15-19, 2019 in Denver! Registration is now open for the 2019 AP for All Summer Institute (APSI), July 15-18, 2019. AP educators from across the nation and around the world to will convene at Metropolitan State …

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CEI Events and Opportunities
February 8, 2019

There is a lot going on at CEI in the next few months, and we want you to be in the know!  Check out the details below for a variety of webinars, events, and program opportunities featuring our flagship events: the High School Redesign Accelerator and the AP for All Summer …

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It’s Time to Change Colorado’s School Accountability System
December 18, 2018

The Denver Post  |  December 18, 2018 Nearly a decade ago, our state laid a new foundation for evaluating the success of K-12 schools – a model that has since been replicated across the country. Rather than just judge a school based on its overall proficiency rates on test scores, …

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Elliott Asp Presents at iNACOL
October 30, 2018

Educators in New Hampshire, Virginia, Colorado and California have embarked on an ambitious journey to fundamentally rethink the roles of assessment in student learning. The entry points are different in each state. Some are led by districts, others by the state. But all share a commitment to richer, deeper assessments …

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Educators are Coming Together to Scale Personalized Learning in Colorado
October 16, 2018

Knowledge Works  |  October 10, 2018 (Featuring CEI’s Amy Spicer) Brad Ray has been an educator since 1993, but he cites a revelation he experienced as a parent as a big motivator for how he thinks about teaching and learning. “I have three kids of my own, and two sons …

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What Happens When States Un-Standardize Tests?
October 11, 2018

Education Week  |  October 11, 2018 (Featuring CEI’s Elliott Asp) Few educators are fans of fill-in-the-bubble standardized tests that don’t yield results until after students leave the classroom. But when states had a chance to try out richer forms of assessment under a new pilot program established by the Every …

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There is a lot going on at CEI in the next few months, and we want you to be in the...

It’s Time to Change Colorado’s School Accountability System

The Denver Post  |  December 18, 2018 Nearly a decade ago, our state laid a new foundation for evaluating the...

Elliott Asp Presents at iNACOL

Educators in New Hampshire, Virginia, Colorado and California have embarked on an ambitious journey to fundamentally rethink the roles of...

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