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.