This week, CPR News brought you stories on making ends meet in the expensive Vail Valley, getting foster kids into college, and more.
The bill would set up a formal collaborative between higher education and county and child welfare officials.
After learning that a tiny fraction of foster youth get a college degree, a Colorado state senator wrote a bill that aims to change that.
Only 65 percent of the required checks were done statewide, according to the Colorado Department of Human Services.
A Denver Post investigation finds an over-reliance on medication for foster children, instead of therapy, to help them heal from trauma.