Remediation rates up slightly for 2014-15 academic year

Despite a small increase in the percent of students requiring remediation in 2014-15, there have been pockets of positive and incremental movement in the right direction towards all college students being ready and successful, with the ultimate hope of earning a credential. Read the Press Release and Report.

30 percent of 11th & 12th graders participated in dual enrollment programs

Nearly 30 percent of Colorado’s 11th-graders and 12th-graders participated in some type of dual enrollment program during the 2014-15 school year – an increase of 15 percent over the previous year -- according to the 2014-15 concurrent enrollment report. Read the Press Release.

College enrollment rate for high school graduates improves

This year’s Postsecondary Success and Outcomes Report finds that the graduates of the 2014 high school class enrolled at postsecondary institutions at a higher rate than the previous class – the first time this has been observed since 2009. Steady improvements in first year college performance have been observed, as well. Additional information can be found in the Report.

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CCHE Meeting
Time: June 2, 2016 12:30pm
Location: Pikes Peak Community College (North Campus)
11195 HWY 83, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

CollegeInvest Board Meeting
Time:August 18, 2016 1:00pm
Location: Civic Center Plaza, CollegeInvest Board Room
1560 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver, CO 80203

2015 Remedial Report Available - The number of Colorado high school graduates needing remediation when entering college increased slightly in 2014-2015 over the previous year from 34.2 percent to 35.4 percent, according to this year’s remediation report. That amounts to 7,472 students needing remediation. The entire report can be found here.

2014-2015 Concurrent Enrollment Report Available - The data in this report provide a descriptive summary of students in Colorado’s public education system who participated in dual enrollment programs in the 2014-2015 academic year. The entire report can be found here.

Postsecondary Success and Outcomes Report Available - This report covers the high school graduating class of 2014 and provides postsecondary enrollment, information on first-year college students in Colorado, first and second year retention rates and information on postsecondary credential attainment. The entire report can be found here.

Ed Prep Report Available - The 2016 Educator Preparation Report provides data on the number of educators prepared within Colorado, and includes enrollment and completer numbers from Colorado colleges/universities as well as alternative preparation providers. The entire report can be found here.

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