KidsFlash Blog

Our KidsFlash blog helps child advocates and policymakers stay up to date on the latest child well-being news from the Colorado State Capitol and around the state. Find data and research on child health, early childhood education and development, K-12 education, and more. Track important legislation and policies affecting Colorado's kids. Get the inside scoop on the Children's Campaign's outreach efforts - including information on important fundraising and advocacy events, as well as efforts being undertaken by the It's About Kids and Circle of Friends networks. The KidsFlash blog is your connection to the resources and information your need to make a difference in the lives of Colorado's children.

The West Steps: Hunger reaches an all-time high in Colorado

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 26, 2021

While food is a basic necessity we need to live and survive, it is so much more than that when considering a child’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. One  in seven  Colorado kids faced hunger before the pandemic, and this number has only worsened in the past year.

Fast Fact – February 26, 2021

Fast Fact – February 26, 2021
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 26, 2021

In the 2020-2021 school year, Colorado public schools saw a decrease in student enrollment in grades PK-12 for the first time in more than two decades.