Keystone Policy Center, Colorado Sun Partner to Highlight Education Testing Data Keystone Policy Center is a pioneering leader utilizing education data– primarily comprised of assessment testing scores – to help stakeholders and policymakers make analytically informed decisions related to education. To further increase the availability of this data in Colorado, Keystone [...]
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Keystone Policy Center Names Jennifer Holladay Director of its Center for Education Jennifer Holladay, an education policy leader, former senior leader in the Denver Public Schools, and former governance director of Highline Academy Charter Schools, has joined Keystone Policy Center as the new director of Keystone’s Center for Education. “We are [...]
The Livelihood of both Farmers and Monarchs Threatened by a Changing Climate The following blog post was originally posted by Farmers for Monarchs - a Keystone Collaborative. Today is the first day of Pollinator Week, an annual celebration in support of pollinator health that was initiated and is managed by Pollinator [...]
Department of Energy Selects Keystone to Lead Community-centered Approach for Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel
Department of Energy Selects Keystone to Lead Community-centered Approach for Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel Image courtesy the U.S. Department of Energy Keystone Policy Center was among 13 groups selected by the Department of Energy to work with communities interested in DOE’s community-centered approach to storing and disposing of [...]
Colorado Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Coalition Releases Recommendations to Improve Recruitment, Support and Retention of Colorado’s ECE educators
Colorado Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Coalition Releases Recommendations to Improve Recruitment, Support and Retention of Colorado’s ECE educators Improving pay and professionalizing careers in early childhood education – including providing clear paths for career growth and professional development – are key to hiring and retaining ECE teachers, according to recommendations [...]
Keystone Policy Center Among Partners Awarded Five-Year Contract with the U.S. Department Of Agriculture to Support Partnerships For Climate-Smart Commodities Learning Network Lindahl Reed, in partnership with climate-smart agriculture experts at Keystone Policy Center, JG Research and Evaluation, and MTN Consulting, was awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Department [...]
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 [...]
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,” [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]