SB 06-046 represents a net opportunity gain for Colorado. It is an important step toward creating an integrated P-16 system of education from pre-school through college graduation. Such an approach holds the promise of helping the state close its achievement gaps and prepare more students to succeed.
Give parents the option to enroll their kids in quality, affordable preschool and full-day kindergarten. This memorandum briefly discusses the issues surrounding this proposal, describes steps for implementing it, outlines some of the factors to consider and lists sources for additional information and resources.