Another Front on Accreditation

January 17, 2007

After months of uncertainty, the U.S. Education Department has decided to begin a process next month in which it will explore possible changes in the federal rules that govern the higher education accreditation process, department (Read More)

Brown can continue to serve higher ed

January 17, 2007

After he steps down next year as CU president, Hank Brown should lead an effort to restructure state funding for Colorado colleges and universities. Hired to calm the waters that were threatening to engulf the (Read More)

The New Size of Critical Mass

January 16, 2007

In recent years, many liberal arts colleges have inched upwards in size, with student bodies that were once 1,200 hitting 1,500. Officials cite a number of reasons both educational and economic for why the smaller (Read More)

Better Way to Boost College Going?

January 16, 2007

Apart from the occasional libertarian or two, little public policy debate remains on the question of whether policy makers need to be doing more to get more Americans to attend and finish college. To the (Read More)

Ritter makes push for school funding

January 16, 2007

Cutting prison costs also budget priority. The governor promises the legislature’s Joint Budget Committee a close look at the spending plan left by former Gov. Bill Owens, which adds 930 workers. By Mark P. Couch (Read More)

Berman pick for state ed board

January 15, 2007

By John C. Ensslin, Rocky Mountain News January 15, 2007 Colorado Democrats on Sunday chose former Denver School Board President Elaine Gantz Berman to fill a vacancy on the state Board of Education. Berman emerged (Read More)

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