Articles By Jennifer Brown
The state ranked poorly in health outcomes and mediocre overall in the latest national report on child well-being by the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Colorado is creating a network of doctors to diagnose child abuse and keep kids from slipping through the safety net
The state has just six doctors board certified in child abuse pediatrics, and they’re all on the Front Range
A patchwork of housing programs, shelters and eviction prevention efforts are making progress one unit at a time, but advocates say a problem generations in the making needs more aggressive action.
Colorado learned the danger of glamorizing shooters. Does lionizing student heroes also carry risks?
After two high-profile cases of students fighting back and dying, psychologists warn a shift in school safety could have dangerous ripple effects
State reforms were propelled in Colorado by advocates who accuse the federal government of “erasing” trans people
Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening
Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children
The school at the center of Colorado’s latest mass shooting is a refuge for gifted, tech-savvy kids who sometimes didn’t fit in elsewhere
Parents are fiercely protective of STEM School Highlands Ranch and fighting back against a narrative that it was a pressure cooker headed toward violence
This is not Parkland: Douglas County, divided on guns but eager to prevent another school shooting, tries to find its voice
STEM students are searching for “one voice” on mental health, moms against gun violence are standing up 100-fold and a petition for metal detectors is now 20,000 strong
Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.
Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade