State Ed Board Considers Menu of Early Readiness Assessments

The Colorado State Board of Education is considering expanding the number and types of school readiness assessments that early educators in Colorado may use to ensure kids are prepared for school. Creating a number of assessments to choose from would allow educators more flexibility in assessment and school readiness planning. The board is expected to vote on adopting the new assessment options in October.

Reports Point to Importance of Continued Investment in Health Coverage for Kids

Two new national reports released this week point to the crucial importance of continuing to invest in public health insurance options for children.

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Click here to see if a KIDS COUNT presentation is scheduled for a community near you: 2014 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! Presentations

Throughout the year, Children’s Campaign staff conduct locally relevant presentations on the current KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report in communities throughout the state. These presentations provide an opportunity for health, early childhood and K-12 education professionals, community and business leaders, legislators and staff, parents and other engaged citizens to come together and learn more about child well-being in their communities.

The 2014 Session of the Colorado General Assembly has ended. Click here to read our annual legislative impacts report summarizing our priority legislation during the 2014 Colorado General Assembly.

Here are a few additional resources to help you advocate for Colorado kids:

 

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