Diane Metzger

Colorado Businesses Urge YES Vote on Tobacco and Vape Tax Ballot Measure

Media Note: Photos, video and other editorial material is available by request. Colorado Succeeds leadership and business members are available for media appearances and interviews by contacting dmetzger@coloradosucceeds.org. Colorado Succeeds, a network of over 100 businesses from across the state

College Credit for Work Experience Signing
Kelly Caufield

College Credit for Work Experience Changes the Game 

Colorado students and workers will now have more opportunities to receive college credit for qualified work experience. HB20-1002, College Credit for Work Experience, which was signed into law earlier this month by Gov. Jared Polis, will allow students and members of the current workforce to

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

5 Important Education Policies That Will Be Impacted by COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has forever impacted the education landscape. Governor Polis recently announced that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year, while also telling superintendents to start planning for potential fall disruptions.

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