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Bearing the cost of early care and education in Colorado: An economic analysis


Early Milestones Colorado enlisted the Butler Institute for Families at the University of Denver and Brodsky Research & Consulting to explore these issues in the context of the current study. The primary purposes of the study are to: 1. Describe the role of the early care and education sector in Colorado's economy 2. Explore the cost of early care and education in Colorado 3. Explain the implications of low wages and turnover in Colorado's early care and education industry 4. Identify the extent to which Colorado's early care and education sector operates as a market-based industry This report is organized around these core topic areas. Each section provides answers to key questions that help shed light on how and why the early care and education sector operates as it does, with a focus on data that are specific to Colorado. (author abstract)

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United States

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