Bloomberg & Dimon: Giving Colorado’s Youth the Skills and Education to Succeed

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Bloomberg & Dimon: Giving Colorado’s Youth the Skills and Education to Succeed

By JOHN HICKENLOOPER, MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG and JAMIE DIMON
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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:20am

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg: Philanthropy & Engagement

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Originally posted in the Denver Post.
 

Colorado is a state where business, government and nonprofit communities understand the value of working together to create opportunity for all, regardless of where they live or who they are. However, the state isn’t immune to the challenges of building ladders to economic success that others states face.

One example of this is the economic future for young Coloradans. Less than one in four students entering high school today will obtain a college degree or post-secondary credential. Yet, college or formal training beyond high school is needed for nearly nine out of 10 good, well-paying jobs.

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CATEGORY: Education