CSU is Eyeing a 20% Tuition Increase

A recent $23 million cut in Colorado state funding has caused school officials to consider a 20% tuition increase for in-state undergraduate students. The Denver Fort Collins also reported that layoffs are likely however the exact number is still unknown.

A 2% legit cut has been told to academics as far as what to expect while  in non academics academics are facing a 5% cut. It was revealed by the CSU that the tuition proposal will identify the exact number of cuts and amounts within the coming weeks however, the CSU board of governors will come to a ruling on the tuition increase in June as that is when their next meeting is held.

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Denver – Douglas County School Board Pushes Plan Forward

The Douglas County school board after months of controversy and studies, has approved a new revolutionary plan aimed at helping pay tuition for hundreds of students set to attend private schools in Denver.

Although the test is a annual reviewed pilot program, it can possibly make up to 500 students eligible to receive just over $4500 towards their private school tuition for the upcoming 2011 two 2012 school year.

It is estimated that this will help the districts save about $3 million by having 500 less students. The school district is expecting to pay out about $2.3 million in voucher scholarships however when the CESA and other expenses are deducted the school district is estimating the net just over $400,000.

There are many people affected by this approval. One of our LASIK in Denver staff members who works diligently with eye surgery Denver professionals.


Fire Danger Risk High in Denver

Please be careful with the recent weather conditions as gusty winds and low humidity combined with warmer than average weather have increased the fire danger in many areas of Colorado.

A concern that warning has been posted by the National Weather Service for the front Range and the majority of the eastern plains considering that critical fire weather is currently in effect and needs to be monitored carefully.

The high fire danger warning can possibly be carried into Thursday. Denver has been seen wind gusts up to 35 mph. Very dry grassland areas are at particular risk because fires can move quickly through them driven by strong wind gusts and dry grass as fuel.

Our Denver LASIK team wants to ensure you safety so please pay Particular attention to the recent fire warnings. This post was provided by our Denver LASIK eye surgery professionals.

Be safe!


Life Expectancy Rises in US

Moving up once again is the US like expectancy rate which is just broke 78 years. This estimate of 78 years and two months is for that of a child born in 2009 and has been generated by the Center for disease control and prevention in a pulmonary report recently released.

In 2009 alone about 2.4 million people died in the United States which compared to 2008 was about 36,000 less people. Experts have been analyzing everything from heart disease to homicide and may have calmed down to the explanation for less deaths overall as an increase in life expectancy. This is a result of better medical treatment, vaccination campaigns, and public health measures  opposed to smoking all combining to have a positive impact.

Over all, the US life expectancy rate has been increasing steadily since the late 1940s with occasional plateaus and small dips here and there.

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