Kelly Caufield

Credential Program Grows, 9,000 Credentials in Two Years

Back in 2016, Colorado Succeeds championed an innovative pilot that provides financial incentives to schools based on the number of students completing industry credential programs tied to in-demand jobs and industries in Colorado. In the first year, there was an

Kelly Caufield

Bridging the Gaps: Educator Fellows Push Education Forward

When Gideon Geisel, an assistant principal at Denver’s George Washington High School, first heard about a new fellowship program that would give him the opportunity to learn first-hand about what skills businesses need high school graduates to possess, he knew

Kelly Caufield

The Future of Education With Colorado’s Next Governor

All of us at Colorado Succeeds extend a hearty congratulations to Jared Polis upon his election as Colorado’s 43rd governor. Months ago Colorado Succeeds and over 20 partners came together to ask the gubernatorial candidates an important question: What if

2018 test scores on statewide assessments
Kelly Caufield

2018 Colorado Student Test Scores – 6 Things You Need to Know

Scores from the 2018 statewide annual assessment, known as the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, were recently released. All Colorado students in grades three through 11 take these tests at the end of each school year. Here are Colorado Succeeds

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Education Highlights from Colorado’s 2018 Legislative Session

The 2018 session of the Colorado General Assembly adjourned on May 9 with notable education victories that will create more opportunities for students to be college- and career-ready and provide more support for struggling districts and schools, among other positive

Charter school advocacy day at the capitol 2017
Kelly Caufield

Colorado Succeeds 2018 Legislative Priorities

Following a productive 2017 legislative session with ten of the 11 bills we supported signed into law, Colorado Succeeds is gearing up for the 2018 session with a focus on six key areas: