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 [...]

Colorado Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Coalition Releases Recommendations to Improve Recruitment, Support and Retention of Colorado’s ECE educators2023-01-23T08:37:20-07:00

Keystone Among Partnership Receiving Contract For Climate-Smart Commodities Learning Network

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 Among Partnership Receiving Contract For Climate-Smart Commodities Learning Network2022-11-09T08:36:49-07:00

Keystone to Host Discussion on Housing Affordability for Teachers, Middle-Income Earners

Keystone to Host Discussion on Housing Affordability for Teachers, Middle-Income Earners Housing affordability for teachers and middle-income earners is garnering attention across the nation in an era when housing prices and interest rates continue to rise, along with a growing number of teachers choosing to leave the profession. A recently-released [...]

Keystone to Host Discussion on Housing Affordability for Teachers, Middle-Income Earners2022-09-07T13:01:23-06:00

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

Authentic Partnership Key to Transform Education System

Authentic Partnership Key to Transform Education System By: Yoni Dobie-Geffen We are in a paradoxical moment in education. The pandemic thrust the daily activity of the classroom onto the kitchen table and, as a result, at no point in recent memory have our education institutions and the communities [...]

Authentic Partnership Key to Transform Education System2022-08-11T08:59:32-06:00

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