Tag Archives: Colorado Commits to Kids

Yes on 66 Campaign Kicks into High Gear; Ballots Go Out in Two Weeks

Have you seen the new ads? The Yes on Amendment 66 campaign this week released two television ads that will run throughout the state to encourage Coloradans to vote Yes on 66. Click below to watch and share: Voting begins …

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Amendment 66 Would Ensure Every Child Counts, Every Day

Each year on Oct. 1, school administrators in Colorado count the number of students in attendance and that count determines the school’s funding for the rest of the year. “Count Day” is a high-stakes day that determines how much money …

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Vote Yes on Amendment 66 Events Planned

Several events to promote the Vote Yes on 66 campaign are planned for the coming weeks. Join Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and other early childhood leaders at a press conference on Monday, Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m. at Clayton …

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Early Childhood Advocates Line Up in Support of the Colorado Commits to Kids Ballot Initiative

Dozens of parents, educators and advocates added their names to the list of supporters for the Colorado Commits to Kids ballot initiative because of the significant investment it makes in early childhood. Access to consistent, high-quality early learning experiences can set children …

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Colorado Commits to Kids Campaign Needs YOU

The Colorado Commits to Kids campaign is underway to ensure Colorado has the strongest education system in the nation. This November we will have the opportunity to invest in the accountable, innovative and equitable system to support all Colorado students. …

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Education Ballot Effort Kicks Off Statewide Campaign

Yesterday the Colorado Commits to Kids Campaign  launched a statewide effort to pass a ballot measure this fall to increase investments in education. Gov. John Hickenlooper, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, State Sen. Mike Johnston and Children’s Campaign Board Member Mike …

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Champions’ Circle Members Gather for Sneak Peek at the Colorado Commits to Kids Campaign

This week, Children’s Campaign Champions’ Circle members came together to get the inside scoop on the Colorado Commits to Kids Campaign.  Members had the opportunity to participate in the intimate discussion the day before the official ballot campaign kickoff. The …

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2013 TCAP Scores Show Modest Improvement in All Subjects, but Achievement Gaps Remain Wide

Results from the 2013 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) released this week show small gains in the percentage of students scoring proficient or above in reading, writing, math and science. In 2013, 70 percent of all students scored proficient or …

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Colorado Commits to Kids Turns in Signatures, Sets Launch

Supporters of the ballot measure to increase investment in Colorado’s public education system this week turned in more than 160,000 signatures of Colorado voters—nearly double the number needed to send a finance measure to the ballot this November.  The Colorado …

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Poll: Support for Quality Early Childhood Investments is Broad and Bipartisan

This fall, Coloradans will have the opportunity to invest in quality early childhood initiatives in a significant way. New national polling results show that voter support for such investments are broad and bipartisan. A poll released this week by The First …

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