DENVER (AP) - Colorado is once again trying to win federal money for school reforms.
The U.S. Department of Education said Wednesday that Colorado is among seven states that have submitted applications in the third round of the Race to the Top program.
Winning states will win grants... more »
Colorado lawmakers and educators say they plan to fight a proposal by the state Board of Education to adopt new teaching standards on Monday to compete for "Race to the Top" education funding.
Educators say Colorado is already adopting its own standards that meet most of the criteria, and... more »
A labor union is pledging $50,000 for upkeep of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial grounds on the National Mall.
The Maryland-based International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers announced the gift Tuesday to help care for about 13 acres for the rest of the year.
Last year, the private... more »
One analyst predicts Federal Reserve policymakers will come out of today's meeting confident, yet cautious. The chief economist at John Hancock says the Fed will let the public know it has more confidence in the country's economic recovery. But Bill Cheney says Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues will... more »
The University of Colorado at Boulder has received a $15 million grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to be used toward the ongoing construction of a biotechnology and biomedical research facility.
Faculty and students will use the facility for fundamental research on everything from cancer and cardiovascular... more »
A new report shows taxpayers got a record $47.4 billion last year in earnings from the Federal Reserve. The payment to the Treasury Department is slightly higher than the $46.1 billion first estimated in January. The new figure is based on more complete information contained in audited financial statements for... more »
The 2010 census is underway. Some have already gotten their questionnaire in the mail.
The results from the census play a big role in how much federal money is given to communities across the country. If an area is under-counted, it could also be under-funded.
There's about a... more »
Military spouses across the U.S. are in an uproar over the abrupt suspension of a popular grant program that paid for college courses and career training.
The Defense Department last week halted the program, which offered military spouses $6,000 grants for college tuition or professional licenses and certificates. The... more »