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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

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