Day care costs much higher in Colorado than college tuition

DENVER — Parents in Colorado are experiencing sticker shock when it comes to day care costs.

A recent study shows Colorado is fifth on the list when it comes to the highest cost for child care.

In fact, the costs to take a preschooler to day care are substantially higher than the college tuition for your 20-year-old.

Dan Daru explains why this is the case in his video report above, and day care industry representatives tell us why their costs are so high.