Category: Early Childhood

Join us on 8/15 for a #SaludTues tweetchat on early childhood development!

We’ll be cohosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, August 15, at 11:00 a.m. about early childhood development and Latino children together with Salud America, Nacer Sano Baby, 1,000 Days and Child Trends. Early care providers and early childhood development programs …

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Early childhood access and affordability study seeks consultants for Adams County study

The Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County has issued a request for proposals to support a study of early childhood access and affordability. The partnership includes more than 45 organizations dedicated to improving systems serving young children and families. Click …

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The President’s budget proposal threatens the well-being of Colorado’s children

President Trump released his blueprint for the federal budget this week, and it holds bad news for kids. The President’s budget proposal marks the first step in a long federal budget process in Congress. His proposal, if enacted, would have …

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Capitol Update: Wins and misses on behalf of kids at the Colorado State Capitol

The Colorado General Assembly wrapped up its 2017 Regular Session last week and we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of legislative wins and misses on behalf of Colorado kids. Click here to read our 2017 Legislative Impacts for a concise summary …

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Reflections from the American Enterprise Institute Leadership Network

I was recently honored to be invited to join the American Enterprise Institute’s Leadership Network and last week joined more than 70 members of the network in Washington, D.C. Network members, including a strong contingent from Colorado, were able to …

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Statement on early childhood discipline legislation

Statement from the Colorado Equity in Early Childhood Coalition on Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee vote against efforts to curb the use of suspensions and expulsions in public preschool and early elementary grades (HB 17-1210 – Lontine &Buckner/Priola …

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School Health Professional Grant 2017 Q&A Webinar

The Colorado Children’s Campaign was proud to join with numerous other partners in support of SB 17-068 [Todd/Singer] to allow elementary schools to participant existing grant programs that expand access to counselors, nurses, and other school health professionals.  The bill …

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Report: Quality, access in Colorado Preschool Program increase

The annual report of the Colorado Preschool Program shows a boost in state funding in 2013 and 2014 led to more children being able to access high-quality early childhood education programs with trained instructors and better outcomes on statewide measures …

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National Report Calls on Policymakers to Focus on Kindergarten through Third Grade

In July 2016, the Education Commission of the States  and several partners convened a group of the nation’s top experts on K-3 education for a ‘Thinkers’ meeting to reflect on research and identify state policy levers with the greatest potential …

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Early Childhood Workforce Survey

Colorado policymakers are looking for more information about the benefits and challenges involved in working in early childhood settings. Working with Early Milestones Colorado, the Colorado departments of Education and Health and Human Services are asking early childhood education providers …

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