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Rural Colorado students go to college at low rates. Tiny Fowler goes against the trend.

Sisters Shaelea and Ryanna Pruett can rattle off plenty of facts about raising cattle. The Fowler High School graduates know the ideal build for a bull and how to bottle-raise a calf.... Read more »

A Denver scholarship foundation wanted to know how to help Hispanic men get to college. Here’s what it found

What barriers do Hispanic men face getting to and graduating from college? That’s the question Denver Scholarship Foundation leaders asked Hispanic men about their challenges. They variously listed a lack of funds,... Read more »

Practical English classes draw hundreds to Denver college’s courses

It’s not a common word in daily conversations, but one that’s important to know if you’re going to work in the nursing field. Through Community College of Denver classes, Japanese immigrant and... Read more »

Polis promises more investment in education

In an optimistic State of the Speech address, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pledged to invest more in education, from preschool classrooms to college campuses, and highlighted his past policy successes, including free... Read more »

Colorado projects student enrollment won’t recoup pandemic losses

Colorado school enrollment is essentially flat this year, with far fewer students showing up to class now than before the pandemic. School leaders had hoped enrollment would rebound after the highly disrupted... Read more »

Colorado graduates Hispanic men at low rates — but it can improve

The gaps are striking. Each year, for instance, thousands of students at the University of Colorado at Boulder start down the path of getting a bachelor’s degree. Six years later, about 69%... Read more »