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E1467EE77DC2F58387258780005A32D9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For TRUE COSTS OF DELIVERING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN COLORADO

INTERIM COMMITTEE  EARLY CHILDHOOD AND SCHOOL READINESS
Date Nov 1, 2021      
Location SCR 357



True Costs of Delivering Early Childhood Education in Colorado - Committee Discussion Only


10:27:09 AM  
Julie Pecaut, Director of Strategy and Operations at the Bell Policy Center, and Dr. Andrew Brodsky, President of Brodsky Research and Consulting, presented on the true costs of delivering early childhood education in Colorado. Their presentation is included as Attachment A.
10:28:36 AM  
Ms. Pecaut  and
Dr. Brodsky discussed the Bell Policy Center's Cost of Care study, the
model they used to calculate the cost of care, and the results of the caculations.
 They discussed the low wages early childhood educators receive and
the struggles of providers to stay profitable.  They also discussed
what is needed to build on the model.

10:58:30 AM  
Ms. Pecaut and Dr. Brodsky answered questions from the committee.






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