Higher Education

Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
CU President Benson To Meet With Lawmakers Over Higher Ed SupportUniversity of Colorado President Bruce Benson wants to know if Colorado voters would approve a tax hike to support higher education.
CSU Proposes 9 Percent Tuition IncreaseColorado State University is proposing a nine percent tuition increase for next fall.
Colorado Senate Passes $20.5B Budget, Heads To HouseNext year's budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings.
CU Denver To Break Ground On Building That Will Improve Student ExperienceThe University of Colorado Denver will hold a groundbreaking on a brand new building on the Auraria campus this week, and school leaders are excited about what it means for students.

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