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early childhood discipline
February 21, 2019
New Colorado bill aims to keep young students in school — even after they misbehave
Colorado lawmakers have proposed legislation to limit suspensions of young children — the latest push in a four-year effort to pass early childhood discipline reform.
November 15, 2018
Victim of its own success: Qualistar, pioneer in rating Colorado child care, to close
Qualistar Colorado, a well-known nonprofit that created the first rating system preschools and child care centers in the state, will close at the end of 2018.
leading the state
September 18, 2018
Three things we heard at a gubernatorial candidates forum on early childhood
A gubernatorial candidates forum Monday highlighted some of the big early childhood ideas championed by each campaign, but also left plenty of unanswered questions.
June 7, 2018
Fact checking the Colorado governor’s race: The truth behind 5 claims dividing Democratic contenders
As the Colorado Democratic primary nears, candidates for governor are using old education positions to highlight small policy differences.
try try again
March 29, 2018
Will there be another legislative push to limit early childhood suspensions in Colorado? Not this year.
A year after a state bill to curb suspensions of young students died in the legislature, advocates have decided not to bring forward a new version.
forward and back
March 22, 2018
Four takeaways from a new report on the status of Colorado’s children
This year’s version of Colorado's KIDS COUNT report touches timely topics ranging from gun control to the state’s school funding formula.
year in review
December 19, 2016
Movers and shakers: Significant comings and goings in Colorado education in 2016
Turnover in the education commissioner job, a sabbatical for Denver's schools chief and upheaval in suburban school district leadership marked 2016.
October 31, 2016
Here’s how the education debate could shift if Democrats retake Colorado’s Senate
Partisan control of Colorado’s Senate is in play this November, and with it the direction of debates on charter school funding, testing and how teachers are licensed.
September 7, 2016
Colorado Children’s Campaign names new leader
The longtime CEO of a Denver-based youth development organization has been named the new leader of the Colorado Children’s Campaign.
Adding it all up
March 24, 2014
More children now in poverty than during the recession, according to 2014 Kids Count
More children are living in poverty than during the 2008 recession and that number is growing. That's the latest from the 2014 KIDS COUNT report from Colorado Children's Campaign, the annual report on the state of child health, wellness and education.
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