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KidsFlash Fast Fact – Sept. 27, 2013

KidsFlash Fast Fact – Sept. 27, 2013

Written by: Sarah Hughes
Date Posted: September 27, 2013

In the 2011-2012 school year, 25 percent of Colorado students entered or exited a school district after the October 1st count date. This number is referred to as the student mobility rate. Some school districts had mobility rates as high as 81 percent. To find […]

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KIDS COUNT Success Story: Overcoming a Food Desert in Campo

KIDS COUNT Success Story: Overcoming a Food Desert in Campo

Written by: Beza Taddess
Date Posted: September 26, 2013

Campo is a prime example of a “food desert,” where access to fresh food is not always an option. The tiny southeast Colorado town’s closest Wal-Mart is three hours away in the nearest big city—Amarillo, Texas. For Campo families, fresh fruits and vegetables can be […]

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Vote Yes on Amendment 66 Events Planned

Vote Yes on Amendment 66 Events Planned

Written by: Beza Taddess
Date Posted: September 20, 2013

Several events to promote the Vote Yes on 66 campaign are planned for the coming weeks. Join Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and other early childhood leaders at a press conference on Monday, Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m. at Clayton Learning Center, 3801 Martin Luther […]

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Child Care Bill Passes out of Committee and on to Full Senate

Child Care Bill Passes out of Committee and on to Full Senate

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 20, 2013

This week, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed the bipartisan Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2013. This bill would reauthorize and update the CCDBG program that helps low-income parents access and afford child care while they work […]

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