enterprise funds colorado

What Are Enterprise Funds?

Even if you aren’t familiar with the term "enterprise fund," you’ve probably encountered these state-created businesses more than you imagine.

What to Know About Colorado’s Caring Workforce

The people who care for and teach our kids and support the needs of our aging loved ones are as much a part of our economy as those who benefit from these services.

Gov. Polis signs Secure Savings

With Gov. Polis’ Signature, Saving for Retirement Just Got Easier

The Bell applauds the work of the legislature and state treasurer for taking this critical step toward finding a solution to Colorado’s retirement crisis.

Caring for Our Caring Workforce: Strengthening Colorado’s ECE Workforce

What's being done and what can be done to strengthen Colorado's early childhood care and education workforce?

early childhood education workforce

Our Caring Workforce: Understanding Colorado’s Early Childhood Education Workers

High-quality early childhood education is crucial and not possible without supporting the educators who provide this care.

Caring for Our Caring Workforce: A Stronger Direct Service Workforce

There’s increasing acknowledgement we must do more to support our direct care workers. We explore several promising ways to do this.

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Our Caring Workforce: Who Are Colorado’s Long-Term Care, Direct Service Workers?

The long-term care, direct service workforce is growing rapidly. We look at who these workers are, what they do, and why their work matters.

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Colorado’s Nearly 2Gen Policies

We have some of the building blocks in place, but Colorado is still not a 2Gen state.

2019 colorado legislative session

What Happened: The 2019 Colorado Legislative Session

Economic mobility was front and center this session, as the conversation focused on ensuring opportunity, making Colorado competitive, and helping everyone attain the Colorado way of life.

For-Profit Schools: Bad Actors in Higher Education

For-profit schools reflect another flaw in the higher education system, thanks to their negative impact on the student debt crisis.

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