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Colorado Childrens Campaign

Child Poverty May Be Slowing, Report Finds

Posted 03.29.2012 | Denver

The dramatic rate at which Colorado youth have been slipping into poverty seems to have finally come to a standstill this year, according to data rele...

Colo. Schools Get A Report Card -- Did Yours Make The Grade?

Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

A new website premiering today endeavors to make education performance in Colorado public schools more transparent and understandable for parents and ...

More Colorado Children Slipping Into Poverty

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

From 2008-2009, 31,000 more children in Colorado fell below the poverty, 47,000 more children lived in a home where no parent had regular, full-time e...

Report: Increase Colorado's Childhood Obesity Rate 2nd Largest In The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado's childhood obesity is increasing faster than in every other state but one, according to a report from Health Policy Solutions. Despite repo...

Child Poverty Rate In Colorado Has Grown More Than Any Other State Since 2000

The Denver Post | Karen Auge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Joshua Richardson's days unfold about like any 4-year-old's. His mom, LaKetra Richardson, pulls him from under his Spider-Man covers way too early ev...

New Year's Day: A Legal Dud With Resolutions for Change

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

There are ten federal holidays and this one is the dud. New Year's Day has no story or compelling national interest behind its status as a legal holiday.