Colorado has big gaps in who finishes college. Can a post-pandemic push turn the tide?

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Chasing Progress

As of 2020, almost 60 percent of white residents in Colorado held some kind of college credential, including industry certificates. But only 38 percent of Black residents and 25 percent of Latino residents did. Colorado leaders want to change this reality—and part of their strategy entails spending federal relief dollars on programs that bring students like Reginaldo Haro-Flores back to school to complete their degree.

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