Articles: Federal budget policies pose risk to future generations, Gov. Owens sends his final budget to JBC, Colorado higher education under-funded, NCHEMS says, Colorado economic growth to slow a bit in ???07, States gain with higher minimum wage
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Articles: Health-care spending continues to outpace growth of economy, Economic security for low-income families, Many states closing educational ???expectations gap???, CCHE moves forward with new financial aid model, Health care costs squeeze higher ed funding, Employer spending on benefits grows more than on wages, Will health savings accounts reduce health care spending?, Strong state laws against predatory lending work, Net worth, income and savings gaps exist between white and minority . . .
Articles: Gov. Owens takes final action on 2006 bills, Two reports on high school graduation rates, Need for more alternative schools, Funding for higher education hit 25-year low in 2005, Raising the skill levels of low-wage workers pays off, Student debt may deter college grads from public service careers, Kitzhaber discusses ideas for universal health coverage, Economic security threatened by gaps in health insurance coverage . . .
Articles: Implementing Colorado???s new immigration laws tricky for Western Slope officials, Bell Action Network hosts online Voter???s Guide to the 2006 ballot, Self-affirming writing exercise may help close student achievement gap, Report identifies 10 reasons ???Why Small Works in Public Schools,??? National report finds persistent racial gaps in educational attainment, Colorado flunks higher education affordability. . .
Articles: State of teaching in Colorado and widening ???teacher gap,??? Report cards size up Colorado public schools, JBC higher ed hearing weighs increased spending, Hank Brown describes CU???s fiscal challenges, Gov.-elect Ritter announces expansion of Health Care Reform Commission, Health insurance costs rise five times as fast as wages, Colorado Health Institute releases new reports, Changes at the Bell: Adrian Miller joins Ritter administration