1,000s apply for 100 slots for teacher loan forgiveness / “River sisters” / Campaigns come to Colorado / Rural broadband’s final stretch / Much more
Your guided tour through Colorado news, compiled by your friends at The Sun.
Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.
The Colorado Department of Higher Education is granting loan forgiveness of up to $5,000 each year for five years. Will that draw more people into rural classrooms and help the state overcome its teacher shortage?
Rural Colorado sees more broadband options coming online. But getting up to speed is taking longer than anticipated in some areas.
The expansion goes nicely with the state’s goal to get rural Colorado up to speed -- to 92% by June from 87% today