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
New Study Underscores Need to Fix Education Opportunity Gaps
In Grand Junction, we have been fortunate to rank highly for on-time graduation rates for the last three years, beating the state average of 79 percent by nearly a full percentage point. Unfortunately, Grand Junction and the rest of Colorado
Just-Released Economic Data Finds Improving Education in Colorado Would Generate Billions for the Economy
New statewide polling shows education is a top tier issue for Colorado voters and employers, alignment on improvement strategies May 15, 2018 – Denver – If Colorado schools were the best in the nation, the state and its economy would
Three Colorado Schools Recognized as Leaders in STEM Education
The Succeeds Prize, the state’s most prestigious awards and recognition event honoring transformational public schools and educators, has announced three finalist schools for its 2018 Excellence in STEM Education Award, sponsored by the Ball Corporation.
Incentivizing College Savings Accounts via CollegeInvest
Did you know a child is seven-times more likely to go to college and graduate if they know they have a college savings account in their name?
Expand Work-Based Learning via the Career Success Program
Colorado students need to be prepared for our state’s growing, middle-skill jobs, from healthcare to IT to advanced manufacturing.
2018 Opportunities for Impact
Colorado Succeeds connects our business members with high ROI opportunities that support schools and educators and improve learning experiences for students.
What the Fastest Improving State in the Country for Education Can Teach Colorado
When Colorado Succeeds took 33 statewide business and civic leaders on a delegation visit to Tennessee last fall, our objective was to inspire the participants and prompt some new thinking.
As the World Changes at Breakneck Speed, so Must the Education we Provide our Children
As members of this organization, we know that the majority of Colorado’s kids aren’t prepared for Colorado’s jobs; I have seen this firsthand as the chief technology officer for Sage Hospitality.
Creating & Scaling Innovative Career and Technical Education: 5 Lessons from Colorado
“Why am I learning this? How is this relevant to my future?” In a rapidly-changing economy, our answers to these age-old questions from students are more important than ever.