The West Steps

The unexpected benefits of full-day kindergarten with Bill Jaeger

January 17, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
The West Steps
The unexpected benefits of full-day kindergarten with Bill Jaeger
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The West Steps
The unexpected benefits of full-day kindergarten with Bill Jaeger
Jan 17, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
Colorado Children's Campaign
This week we sat down to talk to our Vice President of Early Childhood and Policy Initiatives about Colorado’s ambitious plan to provide full day kindergarten to all Colorado kids
Show Notes

This week we sat down to talk to our Vice President of Early Childhood and Policy Initiatives about Colorado’s ambitious plan to provide full-day kindergarten to all Colorado kids. We were surprised what we didn’t know about this long-time priority of educators and advocates. Bill explained how Gov. Jared Polis’ budget proposal would fully fund full-day kindergarten and expand preschool significantly throughout the state, all within existing tax revenue due to the strong economy. We also learned some surprising things about how full-day K would impact child care, school districts and more. What would funding full day-kindergarten mean for Colorado? 



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