Colorado Succeeds members have a long history of meeting with the nation’s highest education official. Since our founding in 2006, industry and business leaders from our coalition have met with each sitting U.S. Secretary of Education to share a business
Those of you who know me well, know that I’m a big fan of Simon Sinek and, in particular, his teachings on how great leaders inspire action. If you are unfamiliar with Sinek, I encourage you to check out his
To the casual observer, federal education law seems abstract and too far removed from Colorado classrooms to have any real impact on our students. That’s not the case with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), recently passed by Congress in
Originally published in: When Gov. Bill Ritter signed Colorado’s teacher-evaluation framework into law in 2010, he set in motion a powerful transformation of the state’s education system.
Originally published in: For more than one thousand years, science operated under the immutable law that Earth sat at the center of the universe. When observers questioned this law, the entrenched institutions of the time were steadfast in maintaining the
Originally published in: With fake internet news and hacked political campaigns in the headlines, teachers, educators, and technology gurus are pondering new pedagogical questions: How will kids discern fact from fiction in the digital age? What is opinion and what
Originally published in: Investors who are looking to do well for themselves while doing good in the world are getting more options these days, with alternative investments such as private equity becoming the new trend in impact investing.
Perhaps you recently watched 10-year-old Jack Bonneau, from Broomfield, Colorado, on ABC-TV’s Shark Tank, show pitching his lemonade stand and marketplace business and picking up a $50,000 low-interest loan from billionaire venture capitalist Chris Sacca.
Cybercrime and online terrorism are among the greatest threats facing our nation. Just recently, hackers took down some of the world’s largest websites in a massive denial-of-service attack that swamped the Internet in large sections of the country.
Originally published in: Can education leaders in America use a Moneyball approach to help every school continuously improve, especially those in low-income districts?