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CPP Online Handbook: Child Eligibility

Legislated Eligibility Criteria

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The number of children who can be served in the Colorado Preschool Program is capped at a level set by the State Legislature. It is the responsibility of the local district advisory council to establish a clear policy for the determination of child eligibility.

Because CPP is capped, it is important to have a well-planned process to ensure that the program serves children with the highest need.

Section 22-28-106 of the Colorado Revised Statutes defines the eligibility criteria for children who may be served in CPP. These guidelines include:

If a child has an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and qualifies for state Per Pupil Revenue (PPR) funding from special education, that child cannot be funded under CPP as well.

Next: How does a district advisory council determine eligibility?

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