Gov. Polis wants full-day kindergarten by fall

By Nic Garcia
THE DENVER POST

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis called on state lawmakers Thursday to fulfill one of his earliest campaign promises and find the money for statewide full-day kindergarten by fall.

“Folks, Oklahoma figured all this out a long time ago,” he said. “And with all due respect to our wonderful neighbors in the Sooner State, if they can do kindergarten, we can do kindergarten.”

Polis also told lawmakers in his first State of the State address that he is establishing a new executive office to focus on saving individuals money on health care.

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