Ecotech Institute is one of dozens of colleges closing nationwide. Its parent company Education Corporation of America is one of the nation's largest for-profit college chains.
career and technical education
The Careerwise program is modeled off what Gov. John Hickenlooper and other officials saw on a trip to Switzerland.
Right now, 50 percent of Colorado jobs require "middle skills," skills that come after high school, but don't require a four-year degree. Yet only 42 percent of Coloradans are trained for them.