Coloradans now have access to a new source of information on how well babies and young children are being screened for developmental milestones—and how we compare to other states reporting on similar services. Information released in November shows Colorado is performing in the top half of states.
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The Council for A Strong America, a bipartisan nonprofit organization with leaders in Colorado, released a report earlier this week to assess the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on productivity, crime and military eligibility in our state.
In case you missed it, we issued an alert yesterday to take action on CHIP. Please reach out to our Senators and your U.S. Representative today! With just a few legislative days left in September, Congress has not ensured funding for the vital and successful […]
Data released this week from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey show encouraging trends in the well-being of Colorado kids. According to the new data, Colorado’s child poverty rate declined to 13.4 percent in 2016, down from 14.7 percent in 2015. The change […]
This April, the Colorado Children’s Campaign released the 2017 KIDS COUNT in Colorado report. This year’s report looks a little different than the previous 23—its pages contain fewer charts and, instead, more of the stories we heard from Coloradans across the state over the past […]
Want to understand more about the quality of your child’s school? Join the Colorado Children’s Campaign and the Colorado Education Initiative for a Data 101 skill building workshop on Monday, June 26 at the Corky Gonzales Library. Participants will develop skills to better understand and […]
The First Five Years Fund released its 2017 national bipartisan poll that examined American voters’ attitudes towards early childhood education. At a time when divisive rhetoric, calls for resistance, and partisan distrust dominate the political headlines across the country, the poll demonstrates broad, bipartisan public […]
We all want our kids to inherit a bright and vibrant future. Each of us strives to create a world for our children in which there is nothing stopping them for achieving their highest dreams. We work toward a future in which our kids are […]
We have answers to our most burning public health questions thanks to the endangered Health Colorado Kids Survey
Curious whether more high school students are using marijuana now that retail sales are legal? Check the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey. Wondering how many hours of screen time they are getting each week? Check the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey. Interested in where in the state […]
A white paper released this week by Climb Higher Colorado, Stand for Children and the Colorado Children’s Campaign offers an overview of statewide summative assessments in Colorado. The report, “Statewide Testing in Colorado: Where it Came From and Why It Matters,” provides background on why […]