In any business, recruiting top tier talent in sufficient numbers is critical to achieving success.
It’s no different in education: thriving schools and districts need a reliable pipeline of great teachers, a pipeline where supply meets demand.
We’ve long heard that technology will revolutionize education, dissolving barriers created by distance, inequity of opportunity, and lack of resources, and bringing the world to every student.
Results from Colorado’s 2017 annual statewide education assessment, the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS), are in. The assessment, which Colorado has administered for three years, measures students’ academic proficiency and growth in grades three through eight. Students in grades
Sean Wybrant, Colorado’s 2017 Teacher of the Year, along with other Colorado education leaders attended a dinner with Google’s Jaime Casap organized by Colorado Succeeds. During that dinner Casap, the company’s Chief Education Evangelist, explained how he approaches education, looks at
Educators have the power to transform a student’s academic and economic trajectory. In fact, they are the most important in-school factor for student success. We’ve all had at least one teacher who inspired us to push ourselves and reach our
Originally published in: When Gov. Bill Ritter signed Colorado’s teacher-evaluation framework into law in 2010, he set in motion a powerful transformation of the state’s education system.
In business, as well as in education, measurement and data are critical to driving improvement.
Katy Anthes became Colorado’s Commissioner of Education in December 2016, after serving as interim commissioner for several months. Her appointment was a welcomed sign of stability after a series of leadership transitions and staff turnover within the department.
Originally published in: For more than one thousand years, science operated under the immutable law that Earth sat at the center of the universe. When observers questioned this law, the entrenched institutions of the time were steadfast in maintaining the
The United States ranks first globally for defense spending, third for global competitiveness, and first again in women’s Olympic figure skating gold medals. Our rankings for education; however, are much more lackluster. As shown by the recently-released 2015 Program for