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.

Member Joel Pennick of JE Dunn testifies in support of HB-1266
Kelly Caufield

The 2020 Legislative Agenda: Focus on Students

Expanding opportunities for all students to succeed in school and tomorrow’s economy comes into full focus each year as the legislative session begins. This year is no different. As legislators convened a few weeks ago, we were ready to collaborate

Kelly Caufield

In Hindsight: How Gov. Polis’ Agenda Aligned to Vision 2030

In 2018, Colorado Succeeds, Common Sense Policy Roundtable, and over 20 industry associations and chambers of commerce released a study ahead of the Gubernatorial Election asking: “What if Colorado Schools Were Number 1 – A Business Guide for Colorado’s Next

Kelly Caufield

College Credit for Work Experience

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

Kelly Caufield

Education Policy Suggestions for Rural Colorado

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