09/11/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Higher Education Cuts Would Hit Community Colleges, Minorities Hardest

DENVER -- Cuts to higher education hit community colleges and smaller institutions especially hard, some educators claim. As a result, a potential 50 percent cut to higher education funding next year could jeopardize a system that is tasked with helping underprivileged and minority students make their way into four-year institutions, as well as with providing a trained workforce for Colorado businesses.

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