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Children’s Budget 2013: Investments in Children Not Keeping Up Despite Revenue Rebound

State investments in Colorado children have decreased 3 percent per year, on average, in the past five years after accounting for inflation and child population growth, according to the Colorado Children’s Budget 2013, an annual analysis by the Colorado Children’s …

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An Introduction to TANF in Colorado During the Recession Report Released

The Children’s Campaign released a report in April explaining changes in funding levels for the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant during the recession, one of the more important sources of support for low-income families and children. …

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School Readiness for All Report Released

Colorado’s Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN) Care Learning Community has released a new report highlighting the contributions and landscape of Colorado’s FFN care providers. In 2011, Colorado had enough licensed child care to care for only 43 percent of children …

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KIDS COUNT in Colorado! release set for March 18

Please join us as we release the 2013 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! on March 18 at 2:00 p.m. at a news conference with Gov. John Hickenlooper, lawmakers and child advocates from across the state in the West Foyer of the …

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Digital Learning Study Identifies Opportunities and Recommendations for Colorado

Digital learning opportunities are diverse in Colorado. From full-time online courses to the “blended” learning that integrates technology and class work, technology in education takes many shapes. It also has the potential to do much more. A new study released …

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Releases Report on Measures of Effective Teaching

Earlier this week the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a report crafted by the Measuring Effective Teachers (MET) project to identify a set of measures that can effectively determine educator effectiveness. Colorado is one of a small handful of states …

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2012 Children’s Budget Shows Investments in Colorado Children Continue Sliding

State investments in Colorado children have decreased 2 percent per year, on average, in the past five years after accounting for inflation and population growth, according to an annual analysis by the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Five years of state spending …

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Alternative Education in Colorado

While a traditional school environment may work well for many students, there are also many for whom it is not the right place to get a meaningful education. The Children’s Campaign’s recently released report, Alternative Education and Pathways to Success, examines Colorado’s …

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Progress of Turnaround Schools Shows Promise; More Work Ahead

Intense efforts to turn around underperforming schools are making gains, including unprecedented successes in Far Northeast Denver and the Westminster 50 school district, according to a report released this week by A+ Denver. However, the evaluation found that not every …

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