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.

Fast Fact – July 31, 2020

Fast Fact – July 31, 2020
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: July 31, 2020

Head Start and Early Head Start served more than 12,600 children and pregnant women in Colorado in 2019, though there were likely many more who qualified for the programs.

Principles to Guide School Reopening Decisions

Principles to Guide School Reopening Decisions
Written by: Erica Manoatl
Date Posted: July 24, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted countless aspects of the lives of Colorado’s children and families, including their access to and experience with public education.

School Lunch for All

School Lunch for All
Written by: Stephanie Perez-Carrillo
Date Posted: July 24, 2020

A national campaign to support universal school meals for all kids has reignited. Universal school meals ensure that all kids, regardless of their parent’s income, have free access to school meals including breakfast, lunch and after school snacks.