There will be 13 statewide initiatives for Coloradans to vote on this year, with several more proposals from cities and counties around the state. Even the most well-informed among us will need some help figuring out how they’re going to vote on all of these […]
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, about 14 percent of all Colorado students (more than 128,000 children) were English Language Learners (ELLs). The number of ELL students in Colorado has more than doubled since the 2000-2001 school year. To view trends in ELL enrollment over time in […]
Our new 2018 Election Guide, available at www.COKidsVote.org, offers several tools to help you learn about the latest issues facing kids and families, and how you can make sure candidates are putting kids first.
We invite you to a screening of Zero Weeks, a documentary on the challenges posed by the absence of a paid family leave policy in our nation, on Oct. 4.
The Children’s Campaign team has officially kicked off our KIDS COUNT travel season with first stops in Aspen and Leadville. Of course, this gave us the opportunity to drive over one of Colorado’s many beautiful passes (twice!).
Family and immigration advocates are preparing to respond to a potential change in federal rules that would significantly harm Colorado children in immigrant families. The rumored change would mean immigrants lawfully residing here may not be able to receive residency status if they’ve ever used a government program to which they are entitled.