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Erin Kerr

Promising Student Growth at Compass Academy

This month, the Colorado Succeeds team and partners had the opportunity to visit Compass Academy, a public charter middle school in Denver Public Schools, serving students from sixth to eighth grade.   Opened in 2015, Compass has increased two levels on

Rachel Van Brocklin

2022 NAEP Results: Resource Round-Up

At the end of October, the National Assessment Governing Board released the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Mathematics and Reading results, the most comprehensive data we’ve seen on how our students’ achievement has fared since the start of

Kelly Caufield

$90M industry-higher ed grant program releases application timeline

Last week the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), unveiled new details about the Regional Talent Development Initiative Program which allows Colorado to fund both new and proven programs that “seed transformative change” through alignment and collaboration across

Amadou Dieng

Our School Transportation System Needs a Reboot

A nationwide shortage of bus drivers is causing significant challenges in helping students get to school. Initial research into shortages among other Colorado districts suggests that statewide the shortage of bus drivers is around 30%. Some large school districts like

Amadou Dieng

Career & Technical Education Month 2022

Today’s job market is healthier than ever before, but talent remains difficult to find. Simply put, there are more job openings than there are qualified employees to fill them. That is why it becomes even more important to invest in

Lance Hostetter

Three Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Designing Concurrent Enrollment

In part one of this concurrent enrollment series, we explored key considerations for expanding concurrent enrollment offerings.    In part two, we examine three pitfalls that should be avoided when school districts are designing concurrent enrollment offerings. An expansion of concurrent

Lance Hostetter

Expanding Concurrent Enrollment: Providing All Students With a Clear Path

Colorado students continue to face difficult decisions about their futures, specifically how to make their education relevant while earning the postsecondary credentials necessary to succeed in the Colorado workforce. This reality has been true for several years, but these issues

Preschool students building a structure
Kelly Caufield

2020 Colorado Election Recap for Education Advocates

With nearly 87 percent of registered voters participating in the 2020 election, Colorado was one of the top 5 highest turnout rates among the 50 states. This significant turnout demonstrates Coloradans’ continued commitment to civic engagement and interest in public policy

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Shellby Jones

Colorado Restaurant Response Delivers 309,000 Meals to Families in Need

In March of this year, Colorado Succeeds became the fiscal sponsor for Colorado Restaurant Response (CRR), a collaborative effort to combat food insecurity and support restaurants and their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. The goals were to re-hire restaurant employees,

A student takes notes during history class
Lance Hostetter

Back to School: Tips for Successful Remote Learning

Going back to school this year looks and feels a lot different than any time before. While some students are returning to the classroom, many are starting the way they finished last school year: remotely. There are many challenges with