Colorado Succeeds is supporting numerous bills aligned to Vision 2030 that are moving rapidly through the legislative session. Multiple legislators have advanced priority legislation to expand experiential learning opportunities, give access to learning recovery coursework, and create more opportunities on
Now is the time for Coloradans to reimagine the high school experience. Through the Successful High School Transitions bill (SB21-106) introduced by Senator James Coleman (D), Senator Kevin Priola (R), Rep. Barbara McLachlan (D), and Rep. Mark Baisley (R), Colorado
The legislature returned for a short, three-day session starting on Jan. 13 and will adjourn until Feb. 16 due to COVID-19 concerns. Here’s what you need to know: The convening began with an execution of items required by the
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
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
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
Last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled two competitive opportunities for states seeking additional stimulus funding around rethinking K-12 and reimagining the workforce. Colorado Succeeds is developing recommendations for state leaders on both opportunities. Read below for more
The full General Assembly officially returned to the Capitol on Tuesday, May 26th after a 2 month-long suspended session. And the state’s budget writers, who returned a few weeks ago, put the finishing touches on the FY20-21 budget last Friday. With COVID-19’s impact on
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.
Colorado Succeeds responds to COVID-19 crisis.