The state's legislature is considering two bills designed to boost adult education and train more people for jobs that have been stubbornly hard to fill.
A Denver-area community college joins the small but growing ranks of institutions who aren’t just adding—but also are cutting—programs to better match labor market demand.
The state not only saw fewer high school graduates heading straight to college—but those who did go were less prepared.
Lawmakers propose to spend $6.1 million over the next two years on the pilot program.
Two brothers saw higher education as a way into careers that would pay well and let them work hard with their minds, not their backs. Only one made it to college.
The state's community college system projects enrollment will drop more than 6 percent this fall—perhaps a harbinger of 2-year enrollment nationwide as the Delta variant adds uncertainty and the economy tries to rebound.
Colorado will allow four-year colleges to grant associate degrees to those who dropped out. Will it make a difference?
National experts don't expect the new law to immediately improve the job prospects of learners who dropped out—but it might if it motivates them to come back for a bachelor's.
Millions of Americans delayed or cancelled higher education plans amid the pandemic. QuangHuy Bui, in Denver is one of them—and after spending the year working in a barber shop, he's now planning his return to education.