Research shows that lower income parents talk less with their young children. By the time kids of lower income parents are three years old, they have heard 30 million fewer words than middle class peers.
The Denver City Council must decide if it will ask voters to reauthorize a tax first put in place in 2006 for a program aimed at making sure children are ready to learn when they enter kindergarten.
Pascual LeDoux Academy is the first early-education center in the southwest part of the city.
Thousands of Colorado children who qualify for free preschool won’t be going when classes start this month because of state budget shortfalls.