College and career readiness

Ivy Tech, which serves about 74,000 students across the state, has made steady gains in completion rates.
Enrollment declines at Colorado’s largest open-access higher education institution mean fewer first-generation college students are pursuing opportunities.
College-going rates among high schoolers continue to fall — and not just because of the pandemic, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education said.
Hispanic students’ high school graduation rate rose nearly 20 percentage points over the last decade in Colorado, but the pandemic threatens to erode hard-won gains.
La tasa de graduación hispana en Colorado aumentó casi 20 puntos porcentuales en comparación con la década anterior, pero la pandemia amenaza con reducir los avances alcanzados con mucho esfuerzo.
The Colorado News Collaborative and its partners, including Chalkbeat, are using a decade’s worth of data and the lived experiences of Coloradans to shed light on where we’ve been and where we’re going.
Colorado lawmakers passed a law that will help more students access financial aid for college.
More than 400 high school students graduated Tuesday from IPS’ Arsenal Tech.
Chalkbeat Colorado hosted an event on how Colorado can get more students to and through college. Here are four takeaways.
In Fowler, a tiny town in the southeastern Colorado plains, higher education has become a way of life. Its high school sends most of its students to college.
I chose Science Park’s International Baccalaureate program for its rigorous academics. My classmates and teachers made it an experience I’ll cherish forever.
NYC education officials plan to expand transfer high schools to serve those students, using a Bronx school as one model.
The students, who faced hardships outside of school, will attend Saint Elizabeth University.
Aproximadamente dos de cada cinco varones hispanos que se gradúan de una secundaria de Colorado irán a la universidad. Una vez en la universidad, la mayoría no se gradúa.
The first-of-its-kind curriculum was meant to teach student students about urban planning and how to advocate for their neighborhoods.
Questions remain about how the city will spend the remainder of billions in federal COVID stimulus funding on New York City’s school system.
District officials say high school internships allow students to get a head start on career exploration, years before they have to choose a major or job.
Experts warn that traditional credit recovery programs may not be enough to reverse the graduation downturn.
Immigration advocates say that public schools can be “largely inaccessible” for thousands of immigrant students.
The Denver Scholarship Foundation gathered Hispanic men with differing college experiences to better understand the challenges they face getting to college.
A bill in the Colorado legislature would provide $91 million to expand and create programs like those at Colorado Mountain College to tailor degrees to jobs.
The CU Board of Regents named interim president Todd Saliman the sole finalist to be the next president of the University of Colorado System.
El Community College de Denver ha cambiado su programa de inglés como segundo idioma para dar clases de inglés a estudiantes y ayudarles a conseguir empleo.
Fewer metro Detroit high school graduates are enrolling in college or training programs, a trend that could affect employers’ ability to fill jobs.
The Community College of Denver has changed its English as a second language program to teach students English that can help them land jobs.
Colorado lawmakers unveiled a package of bills to help people earn degrees and credentials in less time and in fields with high-paying jobs.
Affordable childcare, financial stipends, transportation, and accessible mental health services can allow students to achieve their academic goals.
Supporters say the essay doesn’t measure students’ abilities and that including scores on transcripts could negatively affect admissions considerations at test-optional colleges.
The school will combine JROTC and cybersecurity to ready students for cybersecurity careers as the sector sees a worker shortage.
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