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Colorado schools reaffirm transgender students rights

Colorado students shouldn’t have to worry about new guidance from the Trump administration that rescinds federal protections for transgender students because of existing state law here. Colorado lawmakers in 2008 passed a law that forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in public places — including schools.  That law was put […]

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Want to Make a Difference? Sign Up for Speak Up for Kids Day at the Capitol!

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -Dr. Seuss Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Children’s Campaign, and Clayton Early Learning have teamed up again to host our sixth annual advocacy day, Speak Up for Kids, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 8a.m.-3p.m. (afternoon workshops optional). Bringing together […]

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Awesome partnership with children and the elderly

With all the negativity in the world, here’s something that will bring a smile to your face! The Meadows Early Learning Center entered into a partnership with Lincoln Meadows Senior Living Center, an assisted living facility dedicated to enriching the lives of senior citizens. This partnership between The Meadows Early Learning Center and Lincoln Meadows Senior […]

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Teacher's hilarious "Hello" snow day video

Hello, snow. We’ve all been there–praying for a snow day!  Mary Morris, a teacher at Rush Strong School in Tennessee, put together a hilarious Adele parody video that is going viral. “Snow, it’s me,” the song begins. “I know we just got out for Christmas but I really need some more time to myself, you […]

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Hung up on Rungs -- Helping Children Navigate the Popularity Ladder

Here’s the way I saw the social universe during junior high and high school: Top rung: Football and basketball players; cheerleaders/pompon girls 2nd rung: Other jocks; friends of jocks and cheerleaders 3rd rung: Cowboys 4th rung: Smart geeks 5th rung: Band weenies and choir/theater people 6th rung: Stoners Really, this list overstates the importance of […]

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McDonald's: The Next Generation with this Denver Mom

Meet Lauren Boselli-Addy. Lauren’s father is an owner/operator of 14 Denver Metro area McDonald’s and she began working for her dad when she was just 8-years-old. With hard work and dedication, she worked her way up in the organization and eventually became and approved owner/operator herself in June 2015.  Archways to Opportunity Since the beginning, McDonald’s has provided […]

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Best learning apps for Colorado kids

Your kids are back in school, but the learning doesn’t have to stop when the final bell rings. Reinforce the skills they’re practicing in the classroom with these four learning apps that are perfect for Colorado kids. They’re so fun to use, your children won’t even realize they’re learning! Excel in school with a fun […]

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Wondering which big Colorado school districts are testing their water for lead?

According to education news website Chalkbeat, Colorado’s five largest school districts all have either embarked on or plan to test their schools’ drinking water for lead, taking no chances after the lead-poisoning crisis in Flint, Mich. While Flint’s problems were caused by local officials’ negligence, the concern in Colorado and most other states involves a different […]

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First Day of School Walk(s) of Shame

I absolutely love the pictures my Facebook friends are posting about the first day of school of their kids, I really do. Not me, though. Oh, I had my pic planned out as well for my kids, a close-up  of my champagne glass and fuzzy slippers,  with my angry, backpack-carrying kids in the background. Pretty […]

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