Evidence shows early childhood education is positive for children and parents, but its price tag makes it inaccessible for families with low incomes. The pandemic has only created more affordability barriers. Over the summer, a new preschool program opened in Aurora, Colorado that offers free preschool to children who live in subsidized housing and distributes food to their families. Recognizing the gap such programs fill, the state plans to launch universal preschool in 2023.
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