# Early childhood education
Denver changes ordinance to expand preschool program
(Denver, Colo.) A Denver City Council committee approved a change Wednesday to the Denver Preschool Program that will allow it to expand services. The Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee agreed to change the language in the ordinance that created the preschool program. Funded by voters through a sales tax increase, the ordinance previously said the sales tax money would be the "sole" funder of the preschool program.
Denver invests $8.6 million in early childhood education
(Denver, Colo.) Denver plans to pump $8.6 million Monday into early childhood education programs such as Head Start and the Boys and Girls Club. It also will pay for the schooling of early childhood educators who plan to work with immigrants, refugees, people of color or children with disabilities.