Speaking of Kids Blog

December 13, 2018

What’s in a name? The woodwork vs. welcome mat effect for kids

Voices for Utah Children is dedicated to increasing coverage and care for all Utah kids.…
December 01, 2018

Medicaid Expansion is Officially State Law!

Medicaid Expansion is Officially State Law!   A brief look at what’s ahead as we…
November 29, 2018

New Report Finds Utah’s Child Uninsured Rate is Moving in the Wrong Direction: More Kids…

Why it’s happening and what we can do to counter the trend A new report…
November 13, 2018

The Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases Brief: Fostering Youth Transitions

This Annie E. Casey Foundation brief, which utilizes the most comprehensive data set ever collected…
October 30, 2018

Utah Education – 30 years at the bottom

As has been pointed out to me recently, I have worked off and on for…
October 29, 2018

Utah Education Funding: What Are the Facts?

Utah Education Funding: What Are the Facts? As Utah begins voting on a non-binding ballot…
October 10, 2018

100% Kids Covered: Medicaid and Cristina’s Four Children

Cristina and her four children live in West Jordan, Utah. She shared her story with…
October 02, 2018

100% Kids Covered: How Medicaid & CHIP Helped Angela's Family

Angela and her family are one example of how both Medicaid and CHIP can have…
September 27, 2018

Utah KIDS COUNT Project Releases Annual Data - 2018 edition shows highs and lows for…

The Utah KIDS COUNT Project’s annual data release, Measures of Child Well-Being in Utah, provides…