Head of 2-Year System in Colorado Quits Over Reporting Requirements

The head of Colorado's community-college system resigned last month, saying that the state's reporting requirements had hurt efforts by the colleges to start work-force-training programs.

Community colleges are required to file reports with the Colorado Higher Education Department on 21 factors, including student retention and postgraduation employment rates. "The regulatory emphasis is impacting the ability of the colleges to be nimble and responsive to the