KidsFlash Blog

Our KidsFlash blog helps child advocates and policymakers stay up to date on the latest child wellbeing news around the state. In our weekly newsletter, you can find data and research on child health, early childhood learning and development, K-12 education, and more. During the legislative session, KidsFlash also serves as a resource to help 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 you need to make a difference in the lives of Colorado's children. 

Apply for a High-Impact Tutoring Program Grant

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 15, 2021

Last legislative session, HB21-1234 passed to create the Colorado High-Impact Tutoring program. House Bill 21-1234 provides grant funding to local education providers (LEPs) to address student learning loss and unfinished learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Colorado. 

CEI launches Future Ready Families

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 15, 2021

In an effort to provide parents and caregivers with resources to become even stronger partners in their children’s learning and development, the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) has launched a new website, Future Ready Families.  

Fast Fact – Oct. 15, 2021

Fast Fact – Oct. 15, 2021
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 15, 2021

Between April 2020 and March 2021, many Colorado children experienced their K-12 educational setting move online.

CDC says COVID-19 vaccination is safe and necessary for pregnant people; our Erica Manoatl shares her experience. 

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: October 8, 2021

The benefits of vaccination for both pregnant people and their fetus outweigh known or potential risks. To better contextualize the necessity of vaccination during pregnancy, our Manager of Research Initiatives, Erica Manoatl, offers her first-hand experience receiving the vaccine while pregnant.