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. . .
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Colorado should increase funding to local public health departments so they can continue to provide immunizations and prenatal care, monitor communicable diseases and help provide visiting nurse services.
A Boulder Daily Camera commentary explaining the consequences of the state's poor funding of public health departments and other essential health services as a result of strict spending limits in Colorado.
This white paper is the third in a seven-part series that uses state and national data to evaluate Colorado???s performance in educating young adults, and to identify promising remedies for improvement. It also compares the graduation rates for public, private nonprofit and private for profit colleges, and the range of degrees that Colorado students earn.