Check out the article below from our partners at Colorado Children's Campaign about what it would mean if Colorado funded full-day kindergarten, an issue also prioritized by the Colorado Child Fatality Prevention System as an upstream strategy to reduce stress among parents and caregivers and improve family health.
|Type of Program||Total Slots||Total dollar equivalent|
|Colorado Preschool Program||20,160 slots (10,080 FTE)||$82,020,960|
|ECARE Total||9,200 (4,600 FTE)||$37,430,200|
|ECARE Half-day Preschool||2,853 (1,426.5 FTE)||$11,607,431|
|ECARE Full-day Preschool||967 slots (483.5 FTE)||$3,934,240|
|ECARE Full-day Kindergarten||5,380 slots (2,690 FTE)||$21,888,530|
|Total slots||CPP: 20,160; ECARE: 9,200 = 29,360||$119,451,160|