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5 Barriers to a Strong Higher Education System [According to Business]

Earlier this month Colorado Succeeds hosted nearly 30 business leaders in a dynamic conversation about the future of higher education. The topic is particularly timely as Colorado Succeeds President, Scott Laband, as well as our business members, now serve on

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Top 10 Policy Wins for Colorado Students in 2021

Colorado Succeeds is thankful for the courageous leadership of legislators, the Governor’s office, state agency leaders, business leaders, educators, students, families, and advocacy partners. Together we are proud of the results that will benefit Colorado – pre-school through post-secondary. 1.

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5 Key Legislative Updates in the Final Weeks of the 2021 Session

As we come to the final weeks of the 2021 Colorado legislative session, here are the top five things you should know:  1.) Governor Polis and the Legislature make a big stimulus announcement.  This week Governor Polis and legislative leaders

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4 Education Bills in 2021 Business Leaders Should Know About

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

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Introducing the Bill that’s Reimagining High School

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

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Results of the 2021 Three-Day Legislative Session

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

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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