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Keystone Mourns Passing of Dede Hapner

Keystone Mourns Passing of Dede Hapner Keystone Policy Center expresses our deep sadness and condolences for the passing of our dear friend, Dede Hapner, who died peacefully earlier this week. Dede was a longtime member of the Keystone Energy Board and treasured member of the Executive Committee of the [...]

Keystone Mourns Passing of Dede Hapner2022-08-19T11:56:20-06:00

Communities, Not Politicians, Should Lead on School Safety, Violence & Discipline

Communities, Not Politicians, Should Lead on School Safety, Violence & Discipline By Berrick Abramson, Director of Keystone's Center for Education Policy You’ve heard the sound bites and read the buzzwords on social media labeling the “obvious” or “easy” solutions for school violence, such as “harden targets,” “outlaw assault weapons,” [...]

Communities, Not Politicians, Should Lead on School Safety, Violence & Discipline2022-07-05T16:48:32-06:00

Yesica Chavez Named Chair of Colorado Outdoor Equity Grant Board

Keystone's Yesica Chavez Elected Chair of Colorado Outdoor Equity Grant Board Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced recently that Yesica Chavez, a policy fellow at Keystone Policy Center, has been elected Chair of the Colorado Outdoor Equity Grant Board. “I am honored to serve as the first Chair of the newly formed [...]

Yesica Chavez Named Chair of Colorado Outdoor Equity Grant Board2022-03-16T06:06:13-06:00

Keynotes Podcast: Charter School Performance During COVID-19

Keynotes Podcast: Charter School Performance During COVID-19 The Keystone Policy Center recently released its second report analyzing public data to assess the impact the COVID-19 disruption had on Colorado education. The report, entitled Colorado’s Missing Year: Charter School Performance, explores recent enrollment and academic performance data to examine how charter schools fared [...]

Keynotes Podcast: Charter School Performance During COVID-192022-03-15T12:05:40-06:00

CRISPRcon Workshop: Genomic Innovation, Resilience & the Next Pandemic 

CRISPRcon Workshop: Genomic Innovation, Resilience & the Next Pandemic  On November 30, 2021, Keystone Policy Center convened a workshop of diverse experts on public health, food, and environment systems to discuss the role of genomic innovation in interdisciplinary, “one health” approaches to global challenges. The workshop was hosted in partnership with [...]

CRISPRcon Workshop: Genomic Innovation, Resilience & the Next Pandemic 2022-03-09T07:34:57-07:00

Keystone Releases Report on Charter School Performance in Wake of COVID-19

Keystone Report: Colorado Charter Schools Showed Strong Enrollment, Student Participation, High Proficiency Rates During Pandemic Click Image to Download Report The Keystone Policy Center released its second report analyzing public data to assess the impact the COVID-19 disruption had on Colorado education. The report released [...]

Keystone Releases Report on Charter School Performance in Wake of COVID-192022-02-23T07:40:04-07:00

Ernest House, Jr. Featured in Discussion on Colorado Mountain College and Indigenous Homelands

Ernest House, Jr. Featured in Discussion on Colorado Mountain College and Indigenous Homelands To commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day last week, Colorado Mountain College (CMC) held a discussion featuring Keystone's Ernest House, Jr. about the intersection of CMC and surrounding indigenous homelands. House was joined by CMC President Carrie Besnette [...]

Ernest House, Jr. Featured in Discussion on Colorado Mountain College and Indigenous Homelands2022-01-25T06:48:45-07:00

Climb Higher Colorado Becomes Official Program of Keystone Policy Center

Climb Higher Colorado Becomes Official Program of Keystone Policy Center Climb Higher Colorado (CHC), a statewide leader in cultivating authentic partnerships between institutions and the communities they serve, has become an official program of the Center for Education Policy (CFEP) at the Keystone Policy Center following a formal vote today [...]

Climb Higher Colorado Becomes Official Program of Keystone Policy Center2021-12-07T11:04:13-07:00

Keystone, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Kwiyagat Community Academy

Keystone, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Kwiyagat Community Academy Keystone Policy Center joined with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Towaoc to host a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 18 to honor the leaders, funders, and various stakeholders who made the opening of the Kwiyagat [...]

Keystone, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Kwiyagat Community Academy2021-11-24T09:21:45-07:00

Keystone Policy Center Releases Summer Public Engagement Report on Colorado Wolf Restoration and Management

Keystone Policy Center Releases Summer Public Engagement Report on Colorado Wolf Restoration and Management The Keystone Policy Center released the Wolf Restoration and Management Plan Summer 2021 Public Engagement Report, summarizing the input received during public engagement activities conducted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and Keystone in the summer of [...]

Keystone Policy Center Releases Summer Public Engagement Report on Colorado Wolf Restoration and Management2021-11-24T09:37:58-07:00