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.
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.
The number of Colorado students who completed a federal financial aid application during the 2020-21 school year dropped by 5.6%, the second consecutive yearly decline that experts attribute to the pandemic.