Colorado Department of Higher Education
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
Thousands of Colorado workers already earn college credit for their time on the job. But even thousands more could.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Textbook costs can bust college students’ budgets. Colorado professors are turning the page with free resources.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Concurrent enrollment saves students from 173 Colorado school districts time and money -- and is helping to close the racial education gap.
Colorado wants to steer more students toward college by driving down higher education costs beyond tuition
Close to half of Colorado’s adult population hasn’t pursued education beyond high school at a time when the majority of jobs demand certificates or degrees
A new Colorado report tries to show what higher education is worth. The value is clearer for some degrees than others.
Colorado students, especially would-be teachers, are making cost-benefit choices of their own and switching to more lucrative programs
High turnover, pay below cost-of-living has rural districts hiring from restaurants, coaxing retirees back into the classroom and scouting overseas to fill positions
The state ranks 47th in the nation for higher education spending, but a funding overhaul is not an easy request