A Case for Adult Education: Colorado’s economy is healthy. There is nothing like a healthy economy to provide opportunities to people who would otherwise be overlooked. Yet employment and upward mobility remain challenging for those who did not complete high school.
2015 Legislative Report on the Skills for Jobs Act: In 2012, the Skills2Compete Coalition advocated for the Skills for Jobs act, which required the Department of Higher Education to compile a report comparing the credentials attained with expected job openings in the state.
Child Care for Education and Skills Training: We all recognize that education and skills training are necessary tools for realizing one’s full economic potential. A frequent challenge for low income students with young children, however, is finding and paying for safe child care so they can attend classes. Read more to learn about this issue and what Skills2Compete proposes to help address the barriers associated with this issue.