Category: K-12 Education

Learn more about the quality of your child’s school

Want to understand more about the quality of your child’s school? Join the Colorado Children’s Campaign and the Colorado Education Initiative for a Data 101 skill building workshop on Monday, June 26 at the Corky Gonzales Library. Participants will develop …

Posted in K-12 Education, KidsFlash, Outreach, Research |


National KIDS COUNT Data Book: Well-being of Colorado kids in middle of the pack, despite economic gains

Colorado’s national ranking of 22nd in overall child well-being reveals that health and prosperity don’t extend to all children. The 2017 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that kids in other states are …

Posted in K-12 Education, KidsFlash, News Release |


Colorado’s relationship with student assessment vendor to change

This week, the State Board of Education decided to continue working with the company Pearson to develop and administer statewide assessments in all four core content areas, known as the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS). A committee of educators …

Posted in K-12 Education, KidsFlash |


Share your voice: Statewide tour to address educator shortages

The Colorado Department of Education and the Department of Higher Education are embarking on a series of town hall meetings across the state to gather input for a strategic plan to address the educator shortages impacting Colorado. These meetings will …

Posted in K-12 Education, KidsFlash |


Learn more about the quality of your child’s school

Want to understand more about the quality of your child’s school? Join the Colorado Children’s Campaign and Colorado Education Initiative for a Data 101 skill building workshop on Monday, June 26 at the Corky Gonzales Library. Participants will develop skills …

Posted in K-12 Education, KidsFlash, Outreach |


Applications Now Open for Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellowship

Teach Plus recruits and selects current teachers to participate in a year-long cohort experience including a highly selective leadership opportunity for outstanding Colorado teachers looking to deepen their knowledge of education policy and gain a voice in decisions that affect …

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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 …

Posted in Child Health, Early Childhood, Fiscal, K-12 Education, KidsFlash |


Children and civil rights advocates object to proposed removal of survey item in national survey of children’s health

We’ve joined a coalition of advocates objecting to a survey change that could make it harder to gather data related to school discipline in the early childhood years. Last week, the Colorado Children’s Campaign joined advocates who are concerned about …

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Colorado Students Needing Remediation Increases

The number of Colorado high school students who needed to take remedial courses after entering college increased slightly for the second year in a row, according to an annual report from the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Remedial education is costly to students who …

Posted in K-12 Education, KidsFlash |


HB17-1139 (Landgraf &Michaelson Jenet/Kefalas & Martinez Humenik) Medicaid Provider Compliance Billing Safety Rules

Summary: This bill will improve the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing’s Medicaid program integrity and fraud efforts while increasing client protections from improper balance billing. Currently, the Department has limited options for addressing issues with Medicaid providers that …

Posted in Capitol Update, K-12 Education |