Private child care in San Diego feeling the brunt of California's new free TK programs

Universal Transitional Kindergarten is on the rise in California.

The state that pioneered the program is making a huge investment in free early childhood education. Universal “TK” is seen as a bridge between preschool and kindergarten.

The free public universal program is seen as a way for more families to have access to early childhood education.

Now, the universal program is impacting some private early childhood learning centers.

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