As members of Colorado’s business community, we are writing to express our full support for the College Credit for Work Experience Bill (HB20-1002), which recently received bipartisan, unanimous support from the Making Higher Education Attainable Interim Committee. The proposed legislation
Improving Opportunities for Students in Rural Communities In 2017, Colorado Succeeds launched the Vision 2030 framework – a path for the future of education in Colorado where all of the state’s students are educated to their greatest potential and all
Blurring the Lines between High School and Postsecondary Course Credit Options In 2017, Colorado Succeeds launched the Vision 2030 framework – a path for the future of education in Colorado where all of the state’s students are educated to their greatest potential and all businesses
The policy agenda for Colorado Succeeds has been inspired and informed by innovation that we have seen in schools and districts across Colorado.
Colorado Succeeds and its members had tremendous success advancing The Agility Agenda this year at the Capitol.
The Career Development Fund (HB16-1289), continues to grow and give offer more work-based learning opportunities in CO.
Last week, I explained why career and technical education will make agile learners America’s future, and that maximizing their potential requires CTE that works well for students, employers, and school systems. In my home state of Colorado, we’ve learned a great
Career and Technical Education (CTE) has been made new again. Touting a 243-year-old history, we can draw upon the story of the first U.S. ambassador and famous inventor Benjamin Franklin, who worked his way into the great halls of our
We know that our current education system must become more responsive in preparing agile learners. Major economic shifts – from shuttering factories, shrinking industries, and the emergence of artificial intelligence – challenge the 120-year-old school model into question. Colorado is going to need bold leadership to move our schools and systems.
Children sitting in first-grade classrooms today will graduate from high school in the year 2030. Experts predict that 85% of the jobs available in that same year have yet to be invented. The challenge then, to educate and prepare students