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New Project Launched: Colorado Dropout Prevention Framework Update and Refresh

R12CC’s newest and second Colorado project—the Colorado Dropout Prevention Framework Update and Refresh Project—has formally launched. The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) developed the Colorado Dropout Prevention Framework in 2010 featuring methods and strategies to prevent school dropout and increase student re-engagement.1 While Colorado’s dropout rate is at its lowest (1.8%)2 point in a decade,

2021-07-19T14:58:32-04:00June 1st, 2021|Colorado, News|

Leading During Period of Uncertainty: Building Capacity for Guiding Change

This past August, in response to the rapidly changing context of delivering education during COVID-19, Region 12 Comprehensive Center launched a monthly forum to engage Kansas school superintendents in conversations about leading change in times of uncertainty. Facilitated by Bryan Goodwin, CEO of McREL International, and Bill Slotnik, CEO of the Community Training and Assistance

2021-07-19T14:57:44-04:00May 26th, 2021|Kansas, Missouri, News|

Addressing Educator Workforce Shortages: A State Comparison Brief

A talented educator workforce is an essential foundation for improving educational outcomes for students. As such, securing teachers at all levels of the educator pipeline (recruitment, preparation, and retention) is necessary for student success. Unfortunately, the United States educator workforce is experiencing shortages of crisis-level proportions, and these shortages

2021-04-26T17:12:51-04:00April 26th, 2021|Colorado, News, Resources|