What if schools in Colorado produced graduates
with the post-secondary education levels needed
to meet the state’s workforce demands?
The return on investment for Coloradans would be remarkable.

Jared Polis

Walker Stapleton

See where the candidates for governor stand on key education issues.

77%

Employers struggle to find Coloradans with the right skills.

62%

Coloradans believe our high schools are not preparing students for the workforce or higher education.​​

Colorado’s next governor
has the opportunity to
schools in Colorado

This Business Guide will help voters, employers, the gubernatorial candidates, and Colorado's 43rd governor make the improvements our education system needs.

Education

is a top tier issue
for Colorado voters,
second only to economic concerns.

If Colorado didn’t have a skills gap,
local employers would create

jobs and hire more Coloradans.

If Colorado improved education to the levels needed by the workforce, 57,600 more high school graduates would earn some form of post-secondary education.
That’s enough to fill the Pepsi Center over 3 times.
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This guide only features the candidates representing Colorado’s Democratic and Republican parties. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan network of business leaders, Colorado Succeeds and its partners in this effort do not endorse or oppose candidates.

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