The pilot program will expand from six to eight school districts this school year.

Among the plaintiffs are six school districts: Cherry Creek, Harrison, Mapleton, Platte Valley, Westminster, and the Brighton-based 27J..

A federal judge had rejected most of the Catholic preschools’ claims in a June ruling.

But another troubling trend remains: The percentage of K-3 students reading significantly below grade level jumped up and has stayed up.

Leaders of both special district efforts hope to ask for voter approval in 2025.

Advocates say there are about 45 outdoor preschool programs in Colorado.

The judge could issue a decision in the next few weeks.

More than 40,000 employees work on the Denver airport campus.

The process of getting the 2023 gift from Mackenzie Scott was exciting and mysterious, leaders at Early Milestones Colorado said.

More than a dozen local organizations that help administer Colorado’s tuition-free preschool program signed a letter to Gov. Jared Polis protesting potential funding cuts.

Some highly rated preschools will be allowed to have classes of 24 children under the new rules.

The proposed fixes to the subsidy program would cost about $81 million in the first year.

The state is on track to have up to $7 million in leftover child care assistance funding this year.

La funcionaria principal de la primera infancia en Colorado tomará la decisión final sobre el tamaño de las clases para el 28 de marzo.

The state’s top early childhood official will make a final decision on class size limits by March 28.

County leaders say they made a dent, but there’s more work to do.

The department is currently helping 25 Spanish-speaking applicants. But funding for the team will run out in September unless state lawmakers step in.

The state's universal preschool application will open in late February.