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June 3, 2011
New duties, new jobs at DHE
The Colorado Commission on Higher Education Friday got an update on some changes in senior management at the Department of Higher Education.
June 1, 2011
Metro students get double-digit hike
Full-time Colorado students at Metro State College will pay 18.1 percent more for their educations next year.
May 19, 2011
Analysis: Sorting out the 2011 session
The 2011 legislative session won’t go down in history as having a significant impact on education policy. But even quiet sessions have consequences.
May 10, 2011
Big bills, little debate
Bills with important implications for the future of public higher education breezed through in the 2011 legislature’s last days.
May 9, 2011
Higher ed performance bill passes
Updated - The higher education performance funding bill is on its way to the governor.
May 4, 2011
Senate passes bullying bill
Updated - The Senate has passed House Bill 11-1254, the anti-bullying bill, on a 23-10 vote.
May 3, 2011
“Felons” bill passes after key change
Bills concerning school employment of felons and higher education financial policies have advanced in the legislature.
April 28, 2011
Garcia highlights education priorities
Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today listed three education priorities for the Hickenlooper administration – educator effectiveness, third-grade literacy and college completion.
April 27, 2011
Regents raise CU tuition, fees
The University of Colorado Board of Regents Wednesday approved 2011-12 tuition and fees recommended by the administration.
April 26, 2011
CU reaching for $1.5 billion
The University of Colorado this week launched the public phase of a $1.5 billion fund-raising campaign intended to support scholarships, provide faculty and program improvements, pay for buildings and support research.
April 21, 2011
Checks aren’t quite in the mail
The size of next year’s cut to K-12 spending has not been lowered to $160 million – yet.
April 19, 2011
Bill would give colleges greater freedom
A bill introduced in the House Tuesday would give state colleges and universities greater autonomy in use of student fees, personnel matters and construction projects, plus additional flexibility in other administrative areas.
March 23, 2011
Brutal day for education bills
The “kill committees” did their work Wednesday, defeating bills on charter facilities, state aid for private college students and regulation of school-management firms.
March 17, 2011
Higher ed bill a work in progress
The Senate Education Committee Thursday gave 6-1 approval to Senate Bill 11-052, the higher education performance-funding bill.
March 16, 2011
Another bite for teacher paychecks?
The amended version of a pension bill could mean less take-home pay for teachers. Plus roundup
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