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

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,

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

Diane Metzger

Meet The Succeeds Prize 2020 Finalists

We’re incredibly excited to announce the finalists for The Succeeds Prize 2020, the most prestigious awards and recognition event for Colorado’s educators. The finalists have been selected for their exemplary education programs that, in alignment with Vision 2030, are developing

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Diane Metzger

Programs in Colorado that Model Agility in Education Considered for $120,000 in Prize Money

Colorado Succeeds announces 12 finalists for The Succeeds Prize, the most prestigious award recognizing Colorado educators developing agile learners and systems  Six winners will receive $15,000 and six runners-up will receive $5,000 to support their innovative programming   Winners will be announced at a televised event in September.  

Kelly Caufield

5 Key Takeaways from the 2020 Legislative Session

The 2020 legislative session wrapped up last week after an unprecedented year. Colorado’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on March 5 and, less than two weeks later, the Colorado General Assembly went into a two-month recess. The Legislature

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Lance Hostetter

Innovative Learning Opportunities Pilot Program Grantees Announced

In 2019, Colorado Succeeds supported a bill championed by Sen. Jeff Bridges (D) and Sen. Shannon Bird (D) that allows schools and districts to further offer work-based learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Known as the Innovative Learning Opportunities Pilot

Kelly Caufield

In Hindsight: How Gov. Polis’ Agenda Aligned to Vision 2030

In 2018, Colorado Succeeds, Common Sense Policy Roundtable, and over 20 industry associations and chambers of commerce released a study ahead of the Gubernatorial Election asking: “What if Colorado Schools Were Number 1 – A Business Guide for Colorado’s Next