It’s hard to find qualified early childhood teachers. Here’s what one Denver provider is doing about it.

It's a move that illustrates the anxiety providers face in finding high-quality staff and the gaps that exist in the state's early childhood worker pipeline. Read the full article from The Atlantic magazine and check out Colorado's E ...
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Colorado Divide: Seismic shifts create rural-urban chasm in the culture, economy and politics of the state

Whether you're in a rural community or the Denver metro area, "Child care programs cannot really charge what it truly costs to provide high quality care, because nobody would be able to afford it. On the other hand, families can't pa ...
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Why boosting mental health for the youngest children is attracting federal – and private – invesment

From Adams County to Chaffee County, Colorado communities are leading the way to advance children’s social and emotional health. Learn more about inspiration for LAUNCH Together – a first-of-its kind effort – and the power of p ...
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Local News Highlights LAUNCH Together grant awarded to Fremont and Chaffee Counties

Young children in Chaffee County who need additional resources to improve their social and emotional health will benefit from a $2 million LAUNCH Together grant awarded to early childhood councils in Chaffee and Fremont counties. ...
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NY Times article “The Good News About Educational Inequality”

Here is some good news about educational inequality: The enormous gap in academic performance between high- and low-income children has begun to narrow. Learn more: "The Good News About Educational Inequality" ...
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ZERO TO THREE’s National Newsletter Highlights LAUNCH Together and Colorado

Colorado is the first state to replicate the full Project LAUNCH model using private funds. Click here to read more about LAUNCH Together in ZERO TO THREE's newsletter. ...
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Gary Community Investments features Transforming Colorado’s Early Childhood Workforce Initiative in investment portfolio

Early Milestones Colorado is thrilled to be featured in Gary Community Investments' online investment portfolio. In an effort to improve the lives of Colorado's children and their families, we are partnering with the Buell Found ...
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Seeking TA Providers for LAUNCH Together Phase II Implementation

Early Milestones Colorado is soliciting proposals from individuals and/or organizations to provide high quality technical assistance to LAUNCH Together communities participating in Phase II Implementation. These communities will ...
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LAUNCH Together highlighted in Rose Community Foundation’s Annual Report and Video

Click here to view Rose Community Foundation's video about LAUNCH Together. Read Rose Community Foundation's Annual Report here. ...
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LAUNCH Together Planning Communities Selected

Seven Colorado communities were awarded LAUNCH Together planning grants in December 2015. Baby Bear Hugs, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo, Denver’s Early Childhood Council, ECHO & Family Center Early Childhood ...
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