Children’s Campaign in the News

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: May 10, 2019

Our experts in child well-being have been quoted a lot lately by local and national media. We’re grateful for this coverage and hope Coloradans learn more about the issues facing kids—and the solutions we can all get behind.


Colorado lawmakers made big investments in public education — but few major policy changes — Chalkbeat Colorado 5.09.19

Beyond test scores: Colorado experiments create alternatives for rating schools – Chalkbeat Colorado 4.26.19

Colorado teacher evaluation revamp stalls, but governor may take another look – Chalkbeat Colorado 4.23.19

Colorado Lawmakers Push To Expand School Lunch Programs To High Schoolers – Colorado Public Radio 4.23.19

Will Colorado reform its checkerboard of school taxes? Not this year. – Chalkbeat Colorado 4.08.19

No longer every teacher, every year: Union-backed bill would change Colorado teacher evaluation law – Chalkbeat Colorado 3.06.19

Colorado could expand lunch subsidy to high school students – Chalkbeat Colorado 2.25.19

The Denver teacher strike is over. Now lawmakers are trying to solve Colorado’s chronic education funding problem. – The Colorado Sun 2.25.19


Denver council moves to open 2 square miles for social marijuana use, despite mayor’s opposition — The Denver Post 4.15.19

Lawmakers fight back tears as state takes action to prevent new moms from dying – Fox 31 2.14.19

Colorado maternal mortality bill aims to reduce childbirth deaths – The Denver Post 2.13.19

Guest Commentary: Solving the heartbreaking mystery of Colorado’s growing maternal mortality – The Denver Post 2.15.19

Maternal Mortality Bill Passes Committee After Tearful Testimony – CBS 4 Denver 2.13.19

Senator clarifies controversial sex-ed bill – Montrose Press 1.31.19

Early Childhood

Giving Thought: A big potential victory for Colorado kids with full-day kindergarten funding Aspen Times 4.23.19

Colorado lawmakers approve limits on suspension, expulsion of preschool to 2nd grade students – The Denver Channel (7) 4.12.19

GUEST COLUMN: Funding full-day kindergarten is an issue of equity — Daily Sentinel 4.12.19

Colorado districts moving quickly toward full-day kindergarten, complicating funding debate  – Chalkbeat Colorado 4.08.19

Will Polis Get Full-Day Kindergarten, Or Will Colorado Give Another Flaky Promise? – Colorado Public Radio 4.08.19

As free full-day kindergarten nears reality in Colorado, advocates press their case – Chalkbeat Colorado 4.08.19

New Colorado bill would limit suspensions for pre-K to 2nd grade students – Fox 31 3.27.19

5,800 Colorado kids in second grade or younger were suspended last year. State lawmakers want to reduce that. – The Colorado Sun 3.15.19

Bill Aims To Ban School Suspensions For Preschool-2nd Grades – CBS 4 Denver 3.15.19

Worried about slowing economy, Democrats look to delay Polis pledge for full-day kindergarten – The Colorado Sun 3.11.19

New Colorado bill aims to keep young students in school — even after they misbehave – Chalkbeat Colorado 2.25.19

2020 Census

Census count: Up to $630 million, U.S. House seat at stake for Colorado – The Denver Post 4.08.19

Up to $630 million, U.S. House seat at stake for Colorado with census – Fort Morgan Times 4.08.19

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit