The State Publications Library, part of the Colorado Department of Education, has a wide variety of information pertaining to the history of education in Colorado. Resources include:
-Reports of the Superintendent of Public Instruction back to territorial days
-"Education in Colorado", a chapter out of James Baker & Leroy Hafen's 1927 History of Colorado, can be accessed through our web site.
-School Districts' Organization: Historical Outline of Colorado School District Formation by Stanley A. Leftwich, 1989
-History of the Colorado Department of Education, 1968
-Brief History of the State Department of Education in Colorado, also available online.
-Education in Colorado, 1860-1954, by Coila M. Pottorf, 1972
-Rural School Buildings in Colorado, by Suzanne Doggett and Holly Wilson, 1999
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