Category: News Release

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 …

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Our Priorities for the 2017 Colorado General Assembly

Each year we develop policy priorities for the annual session of the Colorado Legislature. The priorities in each of our key issue areas are research-based and guided by the true north goals in our strategic plan, our policy experts, our …

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Affordable Care Act Repeal without Replacement Will More than Double Number of Uninsured Kids and Parents

The Urban Institute published a report showing the impact on children and parents of a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement, modeled on the reconciliation bill that was approved by Congress and vetoed by President Obama …

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New Quality Counts Report from Education Week Gives Colorado a C; State Education Spending Earns an F

Colorado ranks 26th in the nation for education quality, according the newly released Quality Counts report from Education Week. The report, which has served as a report card on the state of education for the past 21 years, gave Colorado …

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New Report: Latino Children’s Coverage Reaches Historic High, But Disparities Remain

This week, the Georgetown Center for Children and Families, together with the National Council of La Raza, released a report showing that the percent of uninsured Latino children in the U.S. dropped from 11.5 percent in 2013 to 7.5 percent …

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Our New President and CEO: Kelly Causey

This week our Board of Directors announced that Kelly Causey will be our next President and CEO. We’re thrilled to begin working with Kelly when she starts in early October. She has nearly two decades of experience in leading a …

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New Bipartisan Poll Finds Investing In Early Childhood Education Is Top National Priority

Denver, CO (Oct. 20, 2015) – Results from a new bipartisan poll released today by the First Five Years Fund, in partnership with the Colorado Children’s Campaign, find that voters of all parties share a top national priority: investing in early …

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