CCHE releases statewide plan to increase postsecondary attainment

Colorado Rises: Advancing Education and Talent Development sets statewide goal of 66 percent postsecondary attainment by 2025. Read the press release and explore Colorado Rises online.

Colorado Department of Higher Education receives $400,000 federal grant

TThe Colorado Department of Higher Education has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to carry out cutting edge research on the benefits of dual enrollment. Read the press release.

DHE releases statement on DACA

The Colorado Department of Higher Education strongly supports continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has enabled many young Coloradans to pursue their education dreams. Read the full statement and find resources.

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In tandem with the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, the department works to improve the quality of, ensure the affordability of and promote access to postsecondary education for the people of Colorado. Read our Master Plan.

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Location: Northeastern Junior College
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Sterling, CO 80751


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Denver, CO 80206

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Concurrent Enrollment Grant: The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to carry out cutting edge research on the benefits of dual enrollment. Read the press release.

Colorado Rises: CCHE has released an updated statewide plan to increase postsecondary attainment, reaffirming the 2012 statewide goal of 66 percent attainment by 2025. Read Colorado Rises.

Open Educational Resources: To address the high cost of college textbooks, DHE has established the OER Council to evaluate the use of academic materials by Colorado’s public institutions of higher education. Take our survey on OER.

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