Voters Will Decide in November Whether All Colorado 4-Year-Olds Can Attend Preschool Starting in 2023

The Colorado Sun | Erica Breunlin

“In a moment where there’s a lot to be worried about, we think this is something to be profoundly excited about, the opportunity to expand the quality and the quantity of education to Colorado’s kids by establishing universal preschool,” said Mike Johnston, president and CEO of Gary Community Investments.

This November, Colorado voters will be asked to vote on a new nicotine and vaping tax that would help fund universal preschool across the state. It is estimated that over $300 million in revenue from this tax would flow into the education budget in the first three years, with a significant portion of that going to rural schools.

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