A new report from the Data Quality Campaign finds that Colorado K-12 report cards, most often referred to as school performance frameworks (SPF) or district performance frameworks (DPF) are easily accessible but could be improved by sharing and communicating essential information to parents and guardians.
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.
In the 2017-2018 school year, 46.1 percent of fourth graders in Colorado met or exceeded expectations on the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) English Language Arts assessment, the highest share of students scoring proficient on this assessment in the last 4 years.
Capitol Update: Budget bill nears finish line, “De-Brucing” explained, dental benefits for CHP+ moms is signed
Each week during the 2019 session of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids.
This week the Kindergarten NOW Coalition hosted parents, advocates and educators at the Capitol to push full-day kindergarten legislation over the finish line. We tracked down legislators in halls and offices, and joined Gov. Jared Polis in a mini-rally in the West Foyer, along with bill sponsors Rep. Barbara McLachlan, Rep. Jim Wilson and Sen. Jeff Bridges.
Each week during the 2019 session of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids. See our website for complete analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals, and other information to help you stay informed.
Several recent studies and articles have shined a national spotlight on Colorado’s school funding challenges, adding urgency to address a topic that is already on the minds of many state policymakers, educators and community members in our state.