Research & Resources

A key pillar of America Succeeds’ work is to conduct groundbreaking research that both illustrates challenges and solutions, and disseminate key findings from network partners that support others in joining the movement to transform the school-to-work pipeline.

America Succeeds Research

Learn how we can clearly demonstrate workforce demand for Durable Skills across industries, occupations, and geographies by leveraging the labor market insights from more than 82 million job postings.
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Planning an ambitious, strategic legislative agenda for 2021 seems virtually impossible in light of COVID-19. We believe the priorities outlined within this report are key to ensuring our schools, educators, and students bounce back from the current crisis and are more resilient and ready for the next one.
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In Agility Thriving: Education Adapting in a Time of Disruption America Succeeds evaluates school district responses to COVID-19 through a lens of organization-wide agility to offer promising practices and policies to build back more resilient and flexible systems than before.
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In Age of Agility: Education Pathways for the Future of Work America Succeeds tells stories and presents data about the seismic shift in the education-to-employment pipeline. Read the report and learn more about how we are working with states across the country to address an uncertain future.
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America Succeeds chronicles the evolution of a signature piece of education policy that unveils how money is being spent at every school across the state of Colorado. Learn how business leaders engaged to better measure return on investment in this report.
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America Succeeds’ brief, “The Case for Social-Emotional Learning,” summarizes research examining the outcomes of social and emotional learning in the current education system. The research shows the positive effect of SEL on a spectrum of students ranging from preschool to high school.
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This report looks at systemic challenges in education and the impact they have on the workforce pipeline, operating conditions for businesses, and the long-term economy in Colorado.
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America Succeeds Resources

With an abundance of resources dedicated to learning remotely, parents have access to plenty of support to ensure their children have opportunities to continue learning during the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, sorting through the content can be a challenge which is why we created this guide.
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Improving educator preparation represents an enormous opportunity for improving teacher quality. With better training, teachers can be more effective, moving us closer to ensuring every child has access to a great teacher. This toolkit is designed to give you a head start in advocating for stronger preparation.
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Annual Reports

This year’s annual report is focused on both looking back and forward. Our team is grateful to have made it through 2020 and proud of what we accomplished amidst its many challenges. However, we are far more energized by the prospect of better days ahead.
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Since 2014, we’ve been pursuing a vision of building a public education system that prepares every student to succeed in the competitive global economy and contribute to their local community. Learn more about our work in the Annual Report 2019.
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America Succeeds’ network represents more than 5.34 million K-12 students and 724 business leaders across seven states, and our partners are making incredible progress in improving public education. Learn more about our work and our impact in the Annual Report 2018.
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