We envision a day when all of Colorado’s students graduate high school fully prepared for whatever comes next – whether it be additional education, technical training, or the workforce. To help make this goal a reality, the state has adopted higher standards and better tests. Together, they give teachers and parents a clearer picture of how students are doing and whether or not they are on track to succeed.
by Maja Rosenquist and Nancy L. Wollen
From Mortenson Construction’s numerous projects across the Front Range to Kaiser Permanente’s 30 medical office buildings in Colorado, one thing is true: Our employees are our most important resource. We rely on them to meet the needs of our customers and keep our businesses running smoothly.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - Denver, Colorado - A bipartisan coalition of legislators and a broad cross-section of stakeholders today called on the Colorado General Assembly to establish equity for the state’s 108,000 public charter school students. “For more than twenty years, charter public schools have met student needs, lifted achievement, and demonstrated fresh approaches to education,” said state Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver. “Yet they’ve been hindered by inequities. It is time to provide equitable financial support to charter school
Colorado Succeeds Conducts Landscape Analysis of Certifications, Credentials and Proofs of Competency
By Max Neumeyer Colorado Succeeds recently partnered with the Donnell-Kay Foundation to research opportunities to increase economic mobility for Colorado’s students as they enter the workforce. The study takes a look across Colorado and nationally at the current state of industry-recognized certificates, credentials, or other proofs of competency. The report looks at how these opportunities give Coloradans ages 16 to 21 additional career pathways and seeks to understand how our state is preparing students today for industry’s needs tomorrow. Specifically,