Tag: child care crisis

Providers, Families, Business Community Agree: Delaware’s Child Care Crisis Imperils More than Just Parents

Early Childhood Education

November 18th, 2021

For Delaware parents with young kids like Rodel’s own Kim Lopez, the state’s child care crisis is a daily reality. But today, the crisis has spilled beyond just households with kids and their would-be child care centers. The ripple effects into businesses, the general workforce, and the overall economy are resonating clearly...

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

Early Childhood Education

November 16th, 2021

For years, Delaware families have struggled to find affordable, quality child care. Of the approximately 60,000 children in Delaware from zero to five, only a small portion are being served by state-supported programs. The result? Only about half of Delaware children enter kindergarten with a preschool experience. Research shows that children...

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