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2 years 8 months ago

More Students in Remedial Classes

The percentage of Colorado students needing to take remedial courses at public colleges after graduating high school has gone up. A report released by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education shows 31.8% tested below college level and had to enroll in remedial courses that don't. count toward a degree....

2 years 11 months ago

CO schools luring more foreign students

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A new Colorado law freeing state universities to recruit more international students has prompted schools to begin aggressively courting foreigners who want to study in the United States - and pay higher tuition. The Daily Camera reports that Colorado State University is seriously considering hiring an...

2 years 11 months ago

CO schools luring more foreign students

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A new Colorado law freeing state universities to recruit more international students has prompted schools to begin aggressively courting foreigners who want to study in the United States and pay higher tuition. The Daily Camera reports that Colorado State University is seriously considering hiring an...

3 years 6 months ago

Bigger fights looming over state budget talks

DENVER (AP) - Colorado senators have given preliminary approval to a $7 billion budget plan, but not before Republicans presented amendments to forbid the state from contracting with abortion providers or from withholding funding from departments and universities. Those amendments failed yesterday. The Senate will take a final vote on...

3 years 10 months ago

Students bear brunt of state budget deficit

Parents in Colorado may want to start putting more money into their kids' college fund. Almost all of the universities and colleges in our state are considering double digit tuition increases next year to overcome cuts in state funding. Jill Brake of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education worries...

4 years 1 week ago

CU-Boulder chancellor opposes lower tuition cap

The University of Colorado regents are expected to consider a 4 percent cap on tuition increases, lower than the 9.5 percent cap recently requested by administrators. Regents were scheduled to consider the lower cap during their meeting Wednesday. CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano spoke against the proposal Tuesday. ...

4 years 1 month ago

Private colleges 'act local' with financial aid

Many private colleges are sweetening financial aid packages for students from their own backyards. It's an effort by the schools to portray themselves as more affordable and better neighbors. They also want to stay competitive. Among the schools is Northwestern University, which is targeting Chicago-area students in financial need....

4 years 5 months ago

Nashville braces for more flooding

Officials in Nashville braced for more deaths Monday as the flooded Cumberland River continued to swell, sending muddy water rushing through neighborhoods and threatening the historic heart of Music City after a destructive line of weekend storms killed 22 people in Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky. The flash floods caught...

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