Industry-led Incentives for Schools when Students Achieve Valuable Outcomes

Policy Description

Districts receive $1,000 bonus funding for each student who (1) earns an industry certification tied to an in-demand job, (2) finishes a rigorous workplace training program tied to key industry needs, or (3) successfully completes a Computer Science AP course.

Policy / Coalition Partners

Foundation for Excellence in Education, local reform partners, chambers of commerce

Key Lessons Learned

Forward thinking districts will love this proposal. Lots of connection to STEM education.

Bill / Policy Reference

House Bill 16-1289

Resources

Succeeds-Championed Workforce Bill Signed Into Law

Contact

Kelly Caufield
Director of Policy and Advocacy

Members

Colorado Succeeds

Year

2016

  • Career and Technical Education
  • Performance-based funding
  • School Finance
  • STEM

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