ERIC Number: ED335802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado: The State and Its Educational System.
Hodgkinson, Harold L.
A profile of Colorado is provided, which examines trends in the state's economy, environment, population, crime, and education. The state is characterized by a lack of economic diversity, ecological vulnerability, and concentrated population. Although the work force is generally well educated, Hispanic Americans tend to be less successful in business and education than Whites. Economic recovery is predicted as business and technological services increase; however, the state continues to depend heavily on agriculture, minerals, and energy extraction. Recommendations are made to establish programs for Hispanic educational success; implement "pay-as-you-go" educational financing; encourage small minority-owned businesses; provide economic equity for all regions; and develop local educational initiatives. Six tables and three figures are included. (9 references) (LMI)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Demography, Economic Climate, Economic Development, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Population Distribution, Population Trends
Institute for Educational Leadership, Inc., Center for Demographic Policy, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 310, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC.