As the state signals a lack of foster parents, one foster mother says she wants to dispel the myths that foster parents take on kids for the money and that foster kids are too challenging.
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.