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Tag Archives: for profit colleges

Wiretap: Arizona will likely kill its anti-gay religious freedom bill

They passed the bill and then came the uproar. Republican senators called on Gov. Jan Brewer to veto it. Business leaders came out against it. The Super Bowl committee came out against it....

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February 26, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats
University of Phoenix builds relationships with community colleges

University of Phoenix builds relationships with community colleges

The University of Phoenix plans to roll out more than 100 new partnerships with community colleges in the coming year – a strategy that, if successful, will provide a much-needed financial and reputational boost to the nation’s largest for-profit school....

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December 5, 2012 Center Well, Education
Senate committee investigates for-profit colleges’ use of taxpayer money

Senate committee investigates for-profit colleges’ use of taxpayer money

At least 257 for-profit higher education institutions--including several with Colorado operations--receive more than 85 percent of their income from federal student aid. That figure, however, does not include military aid and benefits paid to individuals going to school on GI...

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April 25, 2011 Education, Top Stories

ELECTIONS 2014

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For Colorado congressman on the defensive, VA reform bill couldn’t come soon enough

  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to reform the troubled Veterans Affairs department. It’s expected to quickly clear the Senate and […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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ICYMI: A Night of News Poetry

It was a night of thoughtful discussion, compelling poetry and plenty of the requisite wine and cheese. Moderated by TCI’s very own Tessa Cheek, the […]

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