The Proud Story of Military Child Care

June 22, 2011

6/22/2011 To learn about trends in military child care in the United States, Exchange interviewed Barbara Thompson, the Director of the Office of Family Policy / Children and Youth in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Proud Story of Military Childcare An Exchange Trend Report based on an interview with Barbara Thompson by Roger NeugebauerTo learn about trends in military… Read more »

Mixing Business with Pleasure Never Felt So Good

June 1, 2011

6/1/2011 The better part of America is composed of entrepreneurs who seek a challenge, innovation, risk and investment. In fact, entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of the American economy. ICOSA  By: Emily Haggstrom Issue: Big Ideas, Smart People Section: Business The better part of America is composed of entrepreneurs who seek a challenge, innovation, risk and investment. In fact, entrepreneurs are the lifeblood… Read more »

University opens child-care center for drug-exposed infants

April 6, 2011

4/6/2011 Babies and toddlers whose mothers have drug addictions can soon spend their days in a care center designed especially for them, while their moms undergo treatment nearby. The Baby Haven Therapeutic Early Childhood Education Center will celebrate its grand opening Friday. It is adjacent to The Haven residential treatment center on the Fort Logan campus. By Karen Auge The… Read more »

Bernanke to budget-cutting state and local governments: Don’t shortchange education

March 2, 2011

3/2/2011 Even as state and local governments take difficult steps to balance their budgets and address long-term shortfalls in their pension systems, they should not neglect the education and training programs that are the key to the nation’s competitiveness, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke argued Wednesday. By Neil Irwin Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, March 2, 2011; 10:38 PM Even… Read more »

Why Rich Parents Don’t Matter

January 22, 2011

1/22/2011 How much do the decisions of parents matter? Most parents believe that even the most mundane acts of parenting—from their choice of day care to their policy on videogames—can profoundly influence the success of their children. Kids are like wet clay, in this view, and we are the sculptors. Why Rich Parents Don’t Matter By:  Jonah Lehrer January 22nd,… Read more »

Guest Commentary: Investing in Colorado’s workforce

December 13, 2010

12/13/2010 Summary: America is falling behind. We have lost our ranking as first in the world in the percentage of young people with a college degree. We know that lower levels of education correspond with higher unemployment rates and more reliance on public assistance. In addition, we know that with nearly 25 percent of our own students failing to graduate… Read more »