March 13, 2017 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) draft plan for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Our feedback is directly related to the ESSA Principles our coalition developed (see attached), in partnership with our statewide network of chambers of commerce, industry associations,
By Roberta Robinette, President, AT&T Colorado
If you look up the phrase “computer science in Colorado K-12 schools” you’ll find thousands of results. Apparently it’s a hot discussion topic.
Recently-passed policies position state as leader in STEM and workforce development May 17, 2017 Denver, Colorado – More Colorado students will have greater access to relevant and rigorous STEM learning experiences thanks to innovative policies passed during the 2017 legislative session.
2017 has been a landmark year for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education in Colorado. New laws passed during this year’s legislative session combined with significant progress on initiatives already underway mean that Colorado students have richer opportunities than ever before to gain the skills they need to succeed in the world of today, and the near future. As a state-wide elected Regent in our education system, and a Colorado Succeeds board member, I wanted to break down the