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Report: Fewer homeless students in Larimer Co.

Report: Fewer homeless students in Larimer Co.

The Coloradoan |  March 27, 2016

Larimer County was one of just two large Colorado counties to see a reduction in homeless students from the 2013-2014 to 2014-2015 school years, according to the 2016 Kids Count report by Colorado Children’s Campaign. Douglas County saw a 6 percent drop in its number of homeless students.

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Teen mothers push for law change on child support

Teen mothers push for law change on child support

Chalkbeat |  March 3, 2016

In Colorado, you must go to court and seek child support before you can receive financial assistance for childcare. On Tuesday, more than a dozen teen mothers from Denver’s Florence Crittenton High School visited the Capitol building to press for the elimination of this requirement for teen parents.

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