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The Colorado Children's Campaign keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in research, policy and advocacy efforts that affects Colorado kids.

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KidsFlash Fast Fact – Sept. 20

KidsFlash Fast Fact – Sept. 20

Written by: Sarah Hughes
Date Posted: September 20, 2013

In 2013, the average composite ACT score among Colorado students was 20 out of 36. ACT scores have remained flat since 2010. The ACT is a national college entrance exam that measures knowledge of reading, writing, math and science. In Colorado, all public school students […]

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New Health Coverage Options Coming Online

New Health Coverage Options Coming Online

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 13, 2013

For the last several years, Colorado has worked in a bipartisan manner to develop, grow and strengthen policies that help Coloradans access quality, affordable health care. Two of the most critical recent policy wins are now being put into action. Connect for Health Colorado, the […]

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It’s About Kids Summer Tour Update

It’s About Kids Summer Tour Update

Written by: Beza Taddess
Date Posted: September 13, 2013

This week, the Children’s Campaign Outreach Team presented KIDS COUNT data in Yuma and Greeley. In Yuma, the team co-hosted a meeting with the Early Childhood Council for Yuma, Washington and Kit Carson Counties, as well as a workshop with members of the ESTRELLAS of the […]

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Helping Children and Families Affected by Flooding

Helping Children and Families Affected by Flooding

Written by: Beza Taddess
Date Posted: September 13, 2013

Our thoughts are with the many Colorado families have been displaced or impacted by this week’s flooding. Many of us want to help. The Colorado Office of Emergency Management says making financial donations to help flooding victims is the greatest need at this time. Visit […]

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KidsFlash Fast Fact

KidsFlash Fast Fact

Written by: Sarah Hughes
Date Posted: September 13, 2013

More than 393,000 Colorado kids relied on Medicaid for health coverage at some point during fiscal year 2011-2012. The percent of children enrolled in Medicaid ranged from 7 percent in Douglas County to 79 percent in San Juan County. To find Medicaid enrollment data for your […]

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