New report shows gaps in Colorado high-quality child care

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Photo: Qualistar Colorado kids in classroom with teacherYou think college is expensive? Try child care.

A year in a Colorado state college will set you back about $8500 a year but tuition for an infant at a child care facility in Denver? More like $13,000.

A new report shows that there’s only enough licensed care available to serve less than a quarter of the state’s children.

Host Elaine Grant talks with Qualistar Colorado’s Stacy Buchanan about the state of the child care industry here and whether Colorado is ready to meet President Obama’s “Preschool For All” initiative.