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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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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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