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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

Data on Education During COVID-19 Reveals Gaps, Opportunities for Colorado Students

Data on Education During COVID-19 Reveals Gaps, Opportunities for Colorado Students Keystone Policy Center released a report today titled Colorado’s Missing Year analyzing data on Colorado education during the pandemic, which revealed critical gaps in student learning across the state but also indicated potential bright spots. The data paints a revealing picture of [...]

Data on Education During COVID-19 Reveals Gaps, Opportunities for Colorado Students2021-10-14T06:28:29-06:00

Van Schoales Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director

Van Schoales Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director Van Schoales, the former president of A+ Colorado and a founding partner of Education Civil Rights Now, has joined the Keystone Policy Center as a senior policy director. Schoales will support and advise Keystone’s Center for Education Policy (CFEP) clients and [...]

Van Schoales Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director2021-09-08T08:18:43-06:00

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program Are you a person of color interested in growing your network and thinking differently about professional development in Colorado’s natural resources management, conservation, or outdoor recreation fields? Apply to participate in the Next 100 Colorado Mentorship Program — a program aimed at uplifting [...]

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program2021-09-08T08:22:06-06:00

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment Representatives of conservation and consumer non-governmental organizations unveiled six principles for responsible governance of gene editing in agriculture and the environment in an article published today by Nature Biotechnology. The authors noted that gene editing [...]

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment2021-08-11T10:59:04-06:00

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program Governor Jared Polis signed into law June 21 legislation that creates the Outdoor Equity Grant Program, which will increase access and opportunity for underserved youth and their families to experience Colorado's open spaces, state parks, public lands, and other outdoor areas. “Today really brings [...]

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program2021-06-23T05:30:01-06:00

Recommendations Detailed in Keystone, PEBC ESRII Report Signed Into Law

Recommendations Detailed in Keystone, PEBC ESRII Report Signed Into Law Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law SB21-185, Supporting Educator Workforce In Colorado, June 16 at a signing ceremony at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood. The bill dedicates more than $13 million for educator programs, many of which [...]

Recommendations Detailed in Keystone, PEBC ESRII Report Signed Into Law2021-06-25T09:23:27-06:00

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Keystone Policy Center Launch RISE Education Initiative

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Keystone Policy Center Launch RISE Education Initiative Millie Hamner and Ernest House, Jr. tour the Higher Education Lab for the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation. The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe hosted a community launch of a Tribal education initiative May 25-26 that will develop an academic [...]

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Keystone Policy Center Launch RISE Education Initiative2021-06-02T14:00:58-06:00