Breaking down the passage of ‘Preschool For All’

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The passage of Oregon’s Measure 26-214–“Preschool For All”–is getting national attention.

The new law provides tuition-free preschool to all 3- and 4-year-olds whose parents want it, while also raising the pay of preschool teachers.

Multnomah County will pay for the program with a tax on high-income residents.

Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson joined AM Extra Monday to break down what the new law will mean for parents and their kids.