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Colorado Mountain College to spend $40M to build housing for students getting priced out of mountain towns

Housing accounts for most of the cost of a CMC degree, so 40 units each are planned for campuses in Breckenridge, Edwards, Spring Valley and Steamboat Springs.

Housing

National Ski Patrol, Colorado Mountain College will get “refresh” from former GOCO leader

Chris Castilian is leaving Great Outdoors Colorado after four years in which he helped create a new state park, forge a new strategic vision and distribute $270 million in lottery-funded grants

Outdoors

Opinion: As Colorado lawmakers, we call on the legislature to invest $15 million to support workers and students affected by the pandemic

The program grows community efforts and engages private donors to increase available dollars well beyond the state investment.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Mental health can be a powerful concern in Colorado’s mountains

The mountain West has earned the morbid nickname of “the suicide belt” because our rate of suicide is drastically higher than the national average.

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s teacher shortage may worsen coming out of the pandemic. Could $13M stop the trend?

A bipartisan bill seeks to build up the future workforce with middle and high schoolers, veterans and mid-career professionals and keep them in classrooms long term.

Education

Leadville’s gear-lending “library” is tearing down barriers to build a new generation of outdoor adventurers

Get Outdoors Leadville! offers bikes, packs, skis and more to Lake County residents in a national model for increasing diversity in outdoor recreation.

Outdoors

Colorado grants $27 million to support career training, literacy programs, Indigenous curriculum

A sliver of federal coronavirus relief money for schools is moved on to programs in 19 districts hit especially hard by the pandemic

Education

Supreme Court ruling on DACA brings more time, but no less uncertainty for Coloradans

In their own voices: Five Colorado young people explain how DACA shaped their lives and what the Supreme Court's decision means to them.

Coloradans

35% of Colorado high schoolers are earning college credit as they study for their diplomas

Concurrent enrollment saves students from 173 Colorado school districts time and money -- and is helping to close the racial education gap.

Education