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Educator Funding Opportunities
The ECE Educator Loan Forgiveness and Temporary Educator Loan Forgiveness Applications are now open!
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Educator Funding Opportunities
2022 Postsecondary Report
The Pathways to Prosperity: Postsecondary Access and Success For Colorado's High School Graduates Report is now available. Click here for more information.
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2022 Postsecondary Report
Celebration of Educational Excellence
The Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado Department of Higher Education are partnering to recognize young people involved in foster care or youth services who have graduated from high school, received a GED, or obtained a college degree this year.
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Colorado Application for State Financial Aid
CASFA Resources are now available in Spanish. Recursos de CASFA ahora son disponibles en Espanol. Colorado Application for State Financial Aid gives students immediate access to apply for the $160 million dollars Colorado allocates annually in financial aid. This new portal allows Colorado ASSET students to apply for state financial aid.
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Financial Aid Application Working Group Report
The Financial Aid Application Working Group Report is now available. Click here for the full report.
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Financial Aid Application Working Group Report
Student Success and Workforce Revitalization Task Force Report
HB 21-1330 Report is now available. Click here for more info.
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Student Success and Workforce Revitalization Task Force Report
Higher Education Student Success Legislation
HB21-1330, authorizes federal American Rescue Plan dollars for students, postsecondary institutions, and others with a focus on re-engaging students to earn the degrees they started to improve their earning power.

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Higher Education Student Success Legislation
Hunger Free and Healthy Minds
Four Colorado campuses earn Hunger Free and Healthy Minds designations.
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Hunger Free and Healthy Minds
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May 24, 2022
DENVER – May 24, 2022: The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative board approved 66 proposals that provide $4,971,190 in scholarships for Colorado students.  
May 13, 2022
DENVER – May 13, 2022: During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly passed several bills aimed at ensuring Colorado students have access to a wide variety of quality, affordable, postsecondary education options while also addressing the need to fill in-demand jobs.  
May 5, 2022
DENVER – May 5, 2022: The Colorado Department of Higher Education celebrated Colorado’s future educators at a virtual ceremony on Thursday, May 5, as part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2-6).

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