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As Child Care Crisis Rages On, Fewer Children Are Being Served. How?

November 16th, 2021

Author: Sarah Stowens

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November 15th, 2021

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Federal Funds for Child Care Will Help, but Not Solve Delaware’s Crisis

November 3rd, 2021

Author: Madeleine Bayard

 ARPA Funding Announced November 1 This week, Gov. John Carney announced $120.6 million in funding for early childhood allocated through the American Rescue Plan Act. Included in this total are $66 million previously awarded (as required by the Federal Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the form of Child Care...

From Chemistry Class to Circle Time: A Q&A with Imani Wulff Cochrane

October 21st, 2021

Author: Matt Amis

Imani Wulff Cochrane, a student at St. Georges Technical High School, was the undisputed hit of Gov. Carney’s announcement this month regarding a $50 million in workforce training. The teenager spoke passionately about the joy she feels while working and learning on-the-job at St. Georges’ in-house preschool center, where students...

Left Scrambling: A Parent’s View of Delaware’s Child Care Crisis

October 20th, 2021

Author: Kim Lopez

“Do you know any early childhood educators seeking employment?” This was not a response I was expecting this summer as I called various child care centers seeking the right fit for my one-year-old. This response, coupled with being placed on at least three waiting lists, helped put into focus the child care crisis as it hit dangerously...

Susan Bunting: An Advocate for Children, Especially Those Most in Need

October 18th, 2021

Author: Paul Herdman

Last week I spoke to my longtime colleague Dr. Susan Bunting about the news that she would be leaving her post as Delaware’s Secretary of Education. Navigating the politics of a state system of public education in 2021 (not to mention during a pandemic) is a 24/7 job, and one not filled with too many thank-you notes. In that spirit, thank...
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