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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, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
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

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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Keefe: Cory Gardner as Colorado’s surrealist candidate

You see, he’s not lying. He is “challenging our preconditioned perceptions of reality.”

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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