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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Sep 13, 2017
Dear Secretary DeVos, As you visit Colorado talking with K-12 students and their teachers, we urge you to put their interests ahead of Wall Street’s when it comes to protections against the student loan industry abuses many will face when they head off to college.   Higher education is key to helping students achieve good-paying jobs and...
Sep 5, 2017
Earning a post-secondary credential has significant positive outcomes for economic well-being and opportunity later in life, among these is homeownership. But ...
Aug 18, 2017
As part of our research on the levers driving economic opportunity, we're examining the effect of automation and artificial intelligence on jobs in Colorado. Some technologists and economists argue “robots” will...
Aug 8, 2017
I had the honor of attending and participating in an interesting event last week at the Pueblo chapter of the NAACP. Focused on predatory lending, the meeting featured research from our friends at the...
Jul 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education is unlawfully delaying efforts to protect students from unfair practices in the for-profit college industry. That’s what the attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia are alleging in their recent lawsuit. The outcome of the suit could have significant implications for Col...
Jul 7, 2017
Working Poor Families Project members were excited to discuss Colorado’s efforts toward strengthening the early childhood education workforce as part of a larger conversation about early childhood education. In the next ten years, Colorado will see a...
Jun 20, 2017
We know that when parents have access to programs that further their education and skills while their children receive quality early education, both generations have a fairer shot at success. The Bell Policy Center is working with Civic Canopy to provide research and policy development support to the Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SW...
Jun 1, 2017
America’s education and skills-development system must change in order to meet the needs of our future economy and workforce. But can it? That was the question posed by the Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center in a survey...

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