Kelly Caufield

The 2019 Field Guide to Education in Colorado

Children sitting in first-grade classrooms today will graduate from high school in the year 2030. Experts predict that 85% of the jobs available in that same year have yet to be invented. The challenge then, to educate and prepare students

Scott Laband

Colorado’s Opportunity for Every Student to Succeed

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

Colorado Succeeds

Response to Colorado’s ESSA State Plan

Dear Commissioner Anthes: As a coalition of business leaders, Colorado Succeeds is committed to ensuring that Colorado’s kids are prepared for Colorado’s jobs. We write to you to outline our feedback and recommendations on the Colorado Department of Education’s (CDE)

Colorado Succeeds

ESSA Guiding Priorities from Colorado’s Business Leaders

PREAMBLE All children deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential – the kind of opportunity that is only made possible by a great education. In order to achieve this goal, the state must put students at the center of

Ashley Andersen

Colorado Business & Civic Leaders Visit DC for a Tour-de-Education

  Colorado Succeeds led a delegation of twenty-five chamber and industry association leaders – representing every county of Colorado – to Washington D.C., in late September to meet with elected officials, diplomats, and national experts on key education issues and opportunities