KidsFlash Blog

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.

Fast Fact – September 21, 2018

Fast Fact – September 21, 2018
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 21, 2018

During the 2016-17 school year, Colorado school districts identified nearly 22,000 students who were homeless, a slight decrease from a high of approximately 24,700 students identified as homeless in 2014-15.

KIDS COUNT travel trip #2: Alamosa and Colorado Springs

KIDS COUNT travel trip #2: Alamosa and Colorado Springs
Written by: Erin Miller
Date Posted: September 14, 2018

This week our team presented at community forums in Alamosa and Colorado Springs and got our first look at the changing aspen leaves as we drove through the Pike and San Isabel National Forests.

Voting your entire ballot in 2018

Voting your entire ballot in 2018
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 14, 2018

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 […]

Fast Fact – Sept. 14, 2018

Fast Fact – Sept. 14, 2018
Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: September 14, 2018

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 […]