Colorado State University in Fort Collins is reporting 34 layoffs at the end of its 2010-2011 fiscal year. That’s much lower than the anticipated 95 faculty and 150 staff layoffs projected during springtime budget planning, according to CSU Spokesperson Brad Bohlander.
Colorado’s Commission of Indian Affairs is launching a new campaign today that aims to curb high drop-out rates among the state’s Native American students. State officials know they face a challenge, as according to the most recent state figures, half of all native students in Colorado won’t finish high school.
A lawsuit that could make Colorado spend billions more on education each year began in Denver District Court Monday. Parents and school districts are suing to force the state to completely restructure how it funds public education.