Clayton Early Learning
What should Colorado’s new Department of Early Childhood look like? Leaders want parent, teacher say.
With three months to figure out the department’s structure, the state wants to know how to improve preschool services and financial aid for families.
A romp in the mud after a messy school year can be just what Colorado preschoolers need for their mental health
Early childhood caregivers are tending to preschoolers’ mental health, citing its connection to learning after a year of pandemic disruptions
“Finding out that we are all human”: COVID-19 brought Colorado teachers back to the basics of connecting with kids
Teachers learned lessons of their own during the pandemic. They’ll return next year with new ways to educate and a focus on relationships.
Drool for school: Colorado schools add saliva testing to slow spread of coronavirus in the classroom
Regular testing of elementary school kids aims to ID asymptomatic cases and keep disease from shutting down in-person learning this spring
A Colorado school is taking coronavirus testing beyond its students and teachers
Clayton Early Learning’s entire school community — students, their families and teachers — can access high-quality testing on campus for free. It’s a unique approach to combating the virus that could serve as a national model.
Voters will decide in November whether all Colorado 4-year-olds can attend preschool starting in 2023
Voters will be asked in November whether to raise taxes on nicotine products to fund a universal preschool program, one of Gov. Jared Polis’ major policy goals
Even as Colorado child care centers reopen, their long-term survivability is at risk
Under new restrictions, child care facilities can have no more than 10 kids per room. That means fewer spots for parents -- and less profit for providers.