Guest commentary: LEAP will close the ‘opportunity gap’ for all Colorado kids

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Aspen Times

Aug 26, 12:00 AM

Guest commentary: LEAP will close the ‘opportunity gap’ for all Colorado kids

The LEAP program would be funded by a 5 percentage point sales-tax increase on recreational marijuana and by repurposing a portion of revenue derived from leases, rents and royalties paid for activities on state lands. In the details, the LEAP program enables parents to select as much as $1,500 of out-of-school learning opportunities from a menu of providers that are certified by a state authority.

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