DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today signed HB19-1262, State Funding for Full-day Kindergarten into law, marking one of the largest investments in early childhood education in Colorado’s history. Funds set aside by the Joint Budget Committee in March will fund full-day kindergarten in addition to freeing up more than 5,000 preschool slots. In addition, Governor Polis signed HB19-1055, which provides $25 million to help school districts with kindergarten and preschool implementation costs such as furniture and equipment this year. With today’s signing, districts across the state are empowered to start offering free full-day kindergarten this fall.