“The reason why some people like tax credits … really comes from the fact that you’re just declining revenue,” said Bill Jaeger, vice president of early childhood initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign. “You’re not necessarily building new government programs.”View Press Coverage
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DENVER, Colo. – We continue to follow developments surrounding the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP. Parents all across the state got a letter last month to tell them, funding for their child’s health insurance has run out.View Press Coverage
The “opportunity gap” between Colorado’s children of color and white kids has narrowed but isn’t going away, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that measures education, health and economic milestones by racial and ethnic groups.View Press Coverage
Black and Latino students in Colorado still lag behind their white peers in academic performance and healthiness, but the gaps separating the different groups have shrunk in the last three years, according to a new report.View Press Coverage
A new report that looked at the progress of Colorado children on education, health and economic milestones found that while children of color are making progress, it isn’t enough.View Press Coverage