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April 19, 2012
Regents set tuition to rest
Students caught a break but faculty and administrators didn’t with a CU Regents decision on 2012-13 tuition.
April 9, 2012
School finance, ASSET bills move
Next year’s school funding bill passed a committee easily after a brief diversion, and the ASSET bill passed the Senate in a surprising way.
April 5, 2012
Good news about college attendance
A new report paints a significantly brighter picture of how many Colorado high school graduates go to college.
April 5, 2012
College regulation bill moves ahead
A key higher education bill passes its first committee, and the 2012-13 school finance bill is introduced.
April 4, 2012
Open bargaining bill killed
A school collective bargaining bill dies, and a gambling bill with a higher ed angle gets an interesting makeover.
March 27, 2012
Metro’s upgrade almost done
Metro State College now needs only the governor’s signature to turn into Metro State University.
March 26, 2012
Budget cuts may not be needed
An analysis of the state budget seems to make it more likely that K-12 and higher education will escape budget cuts in 2012-13
March 24, 2012
College completion bills move ahead
One of the main 2012 bills intended to raise college completion rates has been signed, and another is nearing the finish line
March 14, 2012
Smaller CU tuition increases aired
The CU Regents Wednesday chewed on a new set of 2012-13 tuition proposals, and they chewed a bit on each other as well.
March 14, 2012
College completion bill advances
A bill intended to improve college remedial education programs has easily passed a House committee, as have two college name changes.
March 11, 2012
Key week looms for education bills
The 2012 legislative session is at its midpoint, but two key education measures are only now coming up for their first committee hearings.
March 8, 2012
Bargaining sunshine bill moves
A bill requiring school district contract negotiations be open to the public has passed a House committee.
March 1, 2012
Friday Churn: Dual enrollment jumps
Dual high school/college enrollment is popular with education policymakers, and students seem to like it as well.
February 29, 2012
Trigger bill passes House
Updated - The Colorado House today gave narrow final approval to House Bill 12-1149, the so-called parent trigger bill.
February 27, 2012
Partisan spat rocks House Education
Two surprise amendments ignited a partisan House Education Committee fight Monday that ended with the sponsor walking out on his own bill.
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