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Jul 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education is unlawfully delaying efforts to protect students from unfair practices in the for-profit college industry. That’s what the attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia are alleging in their recent lawsuit. The outcome of the suit could have significant implications for Colorado students.  The Obama administration created the regulations in question to...


Jul 7, 2017
Working Poor Families Project members were excited to discuss Colorado’s efforts toward strengthening the early childhood education workforce as part of a larger conversation about early childhood education. In the next ten years, Colorado will see a...
Jun 23, 2017
Three Reasons Why the Senate’s “Better Care” Bill is Anything But  The nonpartisan Colorado Health Institute predicts that we will see 630,000 fewer insured Coloradans and face state budget los...
Jun 20, 2017
Spotlight on Research: Respite Care The work of a caregiver is rewarding – and exhausting. Often, family caregivers need a break from their responsibilities, but services that can help aren’t widely available. That’s why the Bell is partnering with the Colorado Department of Human Services, Easterseals of Colorado and others to implement the...