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Students' competing responsibilities, including jobs and caring for family, are driving the major declines, college officials say.
June 14, 2022
The town shows how a partnership among educators, parents, and the broader community can foster the idea that college will contribute to success — whether or not graduates return home.
May 17, 2022
A Denver scholarship foundation wanted to know how to help Hispanic men get to college. Here’s what it found.
Students who never went to college heard early in their lives that they didn’t have the money to go. No one told them that they could thrive academically.
April 19, 2022
School leaders credit the college’s connection to its communities as a reason why it has prioritized programs that meet the needs of mountain towns.
April 18, 2022
Supporters praised Saliman, the system's interim president, for his ability to work with different constituencies. But Latino advocacy organizations raised concerns about the process.
April 12, 2022
With an accelerated and practical curriculum, enrollment in the Community College of Denver’s non-credit English as a second language program grew from 50 to 400 students in two years.
April 5, 2022
A package of bills unveiled Tuesday and backed by Gov. Jared Polis lays out how the state will spend roughly $95 million in federal relief money to improve access to higher education and connect education to in-demand jobs.
March 30, 2022
The state would grant colleges and universities $105.3 million in general funding, 11.4% more than this year. It would also increase financial aid by $24.3 million.
Lawmakers propose to spend $6.1 million over the next two years on the pilot program.
March 18, 2022