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2020 Press Releases
- October 21, 2020: Twelve Colorado colleges and universities receive $1 million in emergency aid to students
- October 1, 2020: New portal allows Colorado ASSET students to apply for state financial aid
- September 30, 2020: Colorado Department of Higher Education unveils Colorado Collegiate Apprenticeship Program
- September 24, 2020: Governor Jared Polis announces Colorado colleges and universities will again waive applications fees on October 13
- September 18th, 2020: Colorado Department of Higher Education launches four new statewide transfer agreements
- September 17, 2020: Participation in Colorado’s dual enrollment programs continue to grow and give students a head start on making a livable wage
- September 8, 2020: The Colorado Commission of Higher Education votes to support repeal of Gallagher Amendment
- August 12, 2020: Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative announces sixth year of matching scholarships grant program funding
- August 3, 2020: Going to college or technical school remains a beneficial investment that allows Coloradans to be more resilient during economic challenges
- June 30, 2020: New website helps Colorado high school students discover programs for earning college credit while still in high school
- May 29, 2020: Virtual summit highlights the role of Open Education in remote and online learning
- May 15, 2020: High school graduates’ college-going rate remains stagnant; new report outlines policy recommendations designed to mitigate potential declines in enrollment due to COVID-19
- May 5, 2020 : Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative releases $1.5 million for support services aimed at workers displaced by COVID-19
- April 3, 2020: State grows in overall educational attainment
- March 4, 2020: Colorado Department of Higher Education opens application for Second Chance Scholarship Program
- Feb. 21, 2020: Colorado Commission on Higher Education approves $1 million in OER grant funding
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