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Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative releases $1.5 million for support services aimed at workers displaced by COVID-19.

DENVER – May 5, 2020:  The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) announced today the availability of up to $750,000 annually in grants to help workers displaced by COVID-19 enroll in certification and degree programs that align with Colorado Top Jobs, identified in the Talent Pipeline Report, so they can complete their credential within the next two years.  
 

The Department announced the statewide attainment rate increased from 56.9 percent in 2019 to 57.6 percent in 2020.

DENVER, April 3, 2020: The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) today announced the statewide attainment rate increased from 56.9 percent in 2019 to 57.6 percent in 2020, measured by the number of adults ages 25-34 who have earned a credential beyond the high school diploma. The new data also show promising gains among Coloradans of color.