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May 11, 2023
DENVER – May 11, 2023: The Colorado Department of Higher Education honored Colorado’s future educators at an in-person event on Wednesday, May 10 as part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12).
May 1, 2023
DENVER, CO – May 1, 2023: The college-going rate for Colorado’s high school graduating class of 2021 decreased slightly according to “
April 27, 2023
DENVER, CO – April 27, 2023: The Colorado Department of Higher Education announces Monday, May 1 as Decision Day. The statewide campaign celebrates the importance of higher education and encourages Colorado students to reach higher—whether they attend a university, community college, private occupational school, or serve as an apprentice or in the military.  


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Governor Polis' Bold Goals

  • Chris Kolakowski

    "Learning is worth it. It is work, but the work is its own reward."

    — Chris Kolakowski

    Arapahoe Community College Student

  • Donna McGee

    "You are never too old to go back to school."

    — Donna McGee

    Colorado Mesa University Student

  • Dennica Tafoya

    "This program has changed my life for the better."

    — Dennica Tafoya

    Colorado Collegiate Apprentice