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Opinion: Colorado’s investment in more equitable higher-ed funding is a necessary start

Laying the groundwork for an economy with a strong middle class requires us to be strategic with our investments – and it’s time to reinvest in higher education.

Opinion Columns

Fort Lewis College will require students to be vaccinated for coronavirus to enroll for the next academic year

Leaders at the southwest Colorado college say vaccination is the best hope for restoring in-person learning.

Education

Rep. Mullica, Sen. Pettersen: Banning legacy admission preferences at Colorado colleges is a step toward equity

The practice of giving preference to students who have a family connection to a higher-education institution is discriminatory and a concrete example of systemic inequity.

Opinion Columns

Philip DiStefano: What higher education has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

The future is a hybrid between the two worlds where the best teaching and learning happen no matter where or when.

Opinion Columns

Tony Frank: When it comes to higher-education equity, common ground is closer than we might think

Maybe we can bypass the equity v. equality arguments. Maybe we can focus not on what’s said about this issue, but what’s actually done about it.

Opinion Columns

UNC program prepares students with intellectual, developmental disabilities for competitive jobs

Students are integrated into classes, dorms, jobs and community life at the University of Northern Colorado. “Let them show you what they can do,” one educator says.

Education

Colorado universities and colleges could face more cuts if state doesn’t restore funding, leaders say

Gov. Jared Polis and House and Senate leaders have said they value returning the 58% cut that the state inflicted last year to help balance a budget as the pandemic ate into revenues and raised expenses

Education

Opinion: We need higher education for all to overcome racial, income and health divides in Colorado

Higher education changes lives, but not everyone starts off equally. Getting through the front door is just the first hurdle.

Opinion Columns

Colorado needs more skilled workers. But the state provides little help to adults trying to earn a college degree.

A wide swath of Coloradans can’t access well-paying jobs to provide for their families, and employers can’t find workers with the skills needed for specialized jobs.

Education

Here’s what the new Democratic majority on the University of Colorado Board of Regents is planning

The elected board has created controversy and made partisan decisions in recent years. Incoming members, who hold the first Democratic majority in 40 years, hope to do better moving forward.

Election 2020

The best coronavirus warning system? Poop and pooled spit, Colorado State University says

Emerging research suggests infected people start shedding the coronavirus in their poop early in their infection, and possibly days before they begin shedding it from their mouths and noses

Coronavirus

Colorado colleges want to offer more in-person classes this spring. Here’s what they learned from a tough fall.

Some schools have been more successful than others in adapting to the coronavirus pandemic

Education

Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges

As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours

Education

To combat coronavirus, Durango’s Fort Lewis College embraces Navajo principle of kinship

Broadly, in Indigenous cultures, K’é encompasses mutual respect among all living things. It is demonstrated by making decisions to benefit the greater community.

Education

Opinion: Follow Colorado College’s lead and cancel classes on Election Day

Opinion Columns

Boulder, seeking to stop coronavirus surge, bans all gatherings among 18 to 22 year olds until Oct. 8

There have been nearly 1,400 confirmed or probable coronavirus cases among University of Colorado Boulder students since Aug. 24, the first day of the school's fall semester

Coronavirus

CU Boulder switches to remote learning for at least two weeks amid coronavirus surge

The decision to suspend in-person classes comes after Boulder County Public Health last week asked all CU Boulder students to voluntarily quarantine for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

A Colorado school is taking coronavirus testing beyond its students and teachers

Clayton Early Learning’s entire school community — students, their families and teachers — can access high-quality testing on campus for free. It’s a unique approach to combating the virus that could serve as a national model.

Education

University of Colorado Boulder faces enrollment decline

Chancellor Phil DiStefano told the university system's Board of Regents on Thursday that overall enrollment is expected to decline by 2%,

Education

Colorado College suspends most in-person learning after coronavirus prompts three dorm quarantines

“This is not how you — or we — envisioned our students starting their campus life, or this academic year,” wrote co-presidents Mike Edmonds and Robert G. Moore.

Coronavirus
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