Early Learning Ventures Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Model

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In 2015, Early Learning Ventures (ELV) received a federal Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant, which enabled ELV to provide comprehensive services to 240 children under three years old by partnering with 32 child care providers across four counties in Colorado. After just one year of EHS-CCP implementation, providers partnering with ELV experienced stronger … Read more >

Special Education Administrative Unit Performance Profiles

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The  Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 requires the state to report on Special Education Administrative Units’ performance compared to state targets and state performance.  The website contains local profiles including a series of State Performance Plan indicators, such as Suspensions and Expulsions, Preschool Outcomes, Early Childhood Transitions and Parent Involvement.   Published by: … Read more >

Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) Annual Slot Allocation Information

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The Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) is a state funded preschool program administered by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). Enacted by the Colorado General Assembly in 1988, CPP currently provides funding for up to 29,360 young children who have certain risk factors associated with later challenges in school.   This website contains school district-based CPP slot allocations … Read more >

Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) Annual Legislative Report

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The Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) is a state funded preschool program administered by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). Enacted by the Colorado General Assembly in 1988, CPP currently provides funding for up to 29,360 young children who have certain risk factors associated with later challenges in school.   This report provides information on the  number … Read more >

Colorado Licensed Child Care Facilities Report

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This data set, updated twice a month, allows analysts direct access to public data providing a current picture of the state of licensed child care in Colorado with individual facilities as the unit. All Colorado non-24 hour child care facilities with an open license are included along with their license number, legal business name, care … Read more >

2018 KIDS COUNT!

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The 2018 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! examines child well-being trends across the 25-year history of the comprehensive report on child well- being. From plummeting infant mortality rates to a concerning rise in teen suicides, the anniversary edition of the KIDS COUNT report offers a long-term look at how Colorado kids are faring—and what … Read more >

Early Childhood Colorado Partnership: Shared Data Agenda

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The ECCP Shared Data Agenda 2 (Data Agenda) was collaboratively developed by partners on this team between November 2015 and January 2017 in order to drive shared measurement and collective impact on early childhood measures in alignment with the Early Childhood Colorado Framework (the Framework). The Framework is a shared vision for Colorado’s young children … Read more >

Parents and the High Cost of Child Care 2017

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Child Care Aware® of America provides a comprehensive review of average child care costs across the country, as well as briefs reviewing financing solutions, policy recommendations and conclusions.  The report emphasizes the importance of investing in child care, decreasing the cost burden on families, streamlining eligibility standards and procedures related to tax incentives, providing support to parents pursuing higher education, and … Read more >

The Status of Denver’s Children: A Community Resource 2017

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The Status of Denver’s Children 2017: A Community Resource provides in-depth information on how Denver kids and their families are faring using a variety of indicators – looking at the actual numbers as well as the places with high or low concentrations of factors. This resource is intended to be used to inform programs, services, and investments … Read more >

Bearing the Cost of Early Care and Education in Colorado: An Economic Analysis

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Colorado’s economy is healthy, with higher average annual income and personal income growth, and lower unemployment rates than in the United States as a whole. Within the context of this thriving economy, the licensed, paid early care and education industry serves over 100,000 children birth-4 years old and employs more than 22,000 workers. It adds … Read more >