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As a trusted source of expertise and data about children in Colorado, the Colorado Children’s Campaign is frequently cited in news stories statewide, increasing the visibility of issues affecting the health, education, and wellbeing of children in Colorado. Please read through the following articles to learn more about important issues affecting Colorado children.

Boulder Valley sees increase in homeless students

Boulder Valley sees increase in homeless students

Longmont Times-Call |  April 9, 2016

The Boulder Valley School District is seeing an increase this year in homeless students that local officials are attributing to a dearth of affordable housing. Students qualify as homeless under the federal McKinney-Vento Act because they lack either a regular or adequate residence.

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Report shows decline in child poverty rate

Report shows decline in child poverty rate

Telluride Daily Planet |  April 1, 2016

The wellbeing of Colorado’s kids appears to be improving, with statewide poverty rates finally dipping to pre-recession levels, according to recently released data from the Colorado Children’s Campaign. But local children’s advocates say they’d still like to see advancement in certain areas.

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