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Gov. Polis’ 2022 Budget Proposes Record Funding for Education

Earlier this month, Gov. Polis unveiled his 2022 budget that includes increased investments in education and workforce development. Importantly, the Governor’s budget includes funding for many of Colorado Succeeds’ aligned priorities across the preschool to postsecondary spectrum. Below are the

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Coming Soon: Policy Brief on New Department of Early Childhood

Next week, Colorado Succeeds, Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC), and ReadyNation Colorado will release a new policy brief outlining eight specific recommendations for how Colorado’s new state agency dedicated to early childhood programs and services should be structured.

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2021 Student Assessment Scores Reveal Significant Learning Loss

Earlier this month the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) released the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) scores from 2021, revealing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on learning for all students, and growing inequalities for students of color and

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Back to School: Tips for Successful Remote Learning

Going back to school this year looks and feels a lot different than any time before. While some students are returning to the classroom, many are starting the way they finished last school year: remotely. There are many challenges with

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ECE is a Central Issue for Economic Recovery

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak and economic collapse, Colorado Succeeds identified Early Childhood Education and Care (ECE) as an essential component of a strong economy, which allows parents to participate in paid work while children are cared for, supporting not