Overall enrollment is down for summer and fall terms across Colorado community colleges, including at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs. The decline bucks a historical trend. Typically community college enrollments jump during economic downturns. (Erica Breunlin, The Colorado Sun)

Enrollment usually rises at community colleges during an economic downturn. That’s not the case during coronavirus.

Fall enrollment among Colorado community colleges is down 22% at a time those schools have become more reliant on tuition

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Nearly 26,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes spur inspections, promises of fines

In Colorado, more than 730 residents of nursing homes and senior care centers have died after contracting the disease

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Colorado’s shift to a new higher education funding formula places the focus on the student

College leaders say the change will align resources to state goals and help encourage institutions to provide resources for the neediest students to complete their education

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Colorado Ethics Commission subpoenas John Hickenlooper, setting up court clash

Hickenlooper is facing an ethics hearing over his travel and last month insisted he give his testimony in person