That’s just one nutshell of information from the “2018 KIDS COUNT in Colorado!,” an annual publication of the Colorado Children’s Campaign released in March, in its 25th year, but it’s a telling piece. The headline captures the paradox of the modern economy, which requires a large number of low-wage workers.View Press Coverage
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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.
The former Colorado Treasurer has spent her career in the public sector but believes she understands what business needs.View Press Coverage
A phased increase to the minimum wage that Colorado voters approved in 2016 will help families in poverty, said Erin Miller, vice president of health initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign.View Press Coverage
Will there be another legislative push to limit early childhood suspensions in Colorado? Not this year.
But negotiations between the advocacy coalition and rural district representatives didn’t resolve all their disagreements, said Bill Jaeger, vice president for early childhood initiatives at the Colorado Children’s Campaign, a member of the coalition.View Press Coverage
These are a few of the findings from the annual KIDS COUNT in Colorado report released today by the advocacy group Colorado Children’s Campaign. While the report always includes a trove of state and county-level data about child well-being, this year’s version — the 25th anniversary edition — touches timely topics ranging from gun control to the state’s school funding formula.View Press Coverage