???These recommended reforms are a needed step forward. For example, the P-20 Council wants to fully fund the Colorado Preschool and Kindergarten Program. Right now, it serves only about two-thirds of the kids we know are eligible,??? said Frank Waterous, senior policy analyst for the Bell Policy Center.
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To make Colorado a land of opportunity for all in the 21st Century, we have to start with education. Our top priority must be preparing our kids to be good citizens and to compete and prosper in a global economy. Everything builds on this foundation.
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SB 06-136 represents a net opportunity gain for Colorado. It will help offset the shortage of nursing teachers in Colorado. The Colorado Legislative Council staff estimates that at least 16 teachers could be helped with this loan forgiveness program over the next two years.