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They include proposals on workforce training and concurrent enrollment, and a bill that would prevent colleges from holding back transcripts over small unpaid bills.
While promising to invest more — more in youth mental health, more in child care and preschool, more in K-12 schools, more in workforce training and higher education institutions — Polis’ speech did not go into details of new policy initiatives.
At places like the University of Colorado at Boulder and Colorado State, just 58 percent of Hispanic men graduate. At Metropolitan State University of Denver, only one in five do.
December 13, 2021
The Hernandez brothers’ divergent paths highlight the challenges Hispanic men face in getting into college — and in getting through.
November 30, 2021
The budget calls for an increase of 4.6% in operational support for colleges. The governor also wants to spend $7 million to help Coloradans enroll and succeed in higher education and job training.
November 2, 2021
The current form's 108 questions, its use of the term "Expected Family Contribution," and its selective services question all have stifled the process.
October 21, 2021
Over the next year, we plan to examine a riddle at the center of any conversation about education in Colorado: Why are there such large disparities among different groups of students? It's a story that's personal for Jason Gonzales.
September 15, 2021
Enrollment, though, still remains well below pre-pandemic levels.
September 15, 2021
To make the transition easier, college leaders extended the deadline for students to withdraw from any class without penalty. They also called students who didn’t register for classes to see how they could get them back on track.
September 2, 2021