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HB10-1376: Tuition Hike Ban Removed at Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College supporters in the state House flexed their political muscles Wednesday to remove a reference to the school’s Native American Tuition Waiver from the state budget. The episode served as a short replay of a January controversy.

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Rep. Roberts Says Fort Lewis Bill Wasn’t Racially Motivated

“At no time did I view the bill as racially motivated, and in the time I’ve known the bill sponsor, Rep. Karen Middleton, she has struck me as one very experienced in, and a great advocate for, higher education,” Roberts writes in The Durango Herald.

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Middleton Says Her Native American Tuition Bill Likely Will Die

Karen Middleton, sponsor of a controversial bill that would have reduced the amount Fort Lewis College is reimbursed to provide free tuition to Native American students, said the legislation likely will likely be killed

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Municipal League Exec: Threats To Local Control Are Growing

Sam Mamet, executive director of the Colorado Municipal League, said about half of the 800 or so bills that will be proposed this year in Denver will affect the authority of municipalities in some way.

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Both Sides Agree: TABOR Won’t Stand In Way Of Economic Recovery

TABOR’s role in the meltdown is a matter of strident debate.

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Study: Colorado Teacher Prep Programs Are Weak

A new report by the National Council on Teacher Quality zings Colorado’s teacher preparation programs for failing to insure that their graduates are adequately prepared to teach reading and math.

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Durango’s Fort Lewis College Battles Enrollment Decline

Fort Lewis College’s enrollment has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, reducing tuition revenue as the college faces steep budget cuts.

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