Tag: child care

We Partner to Transform Public Education: Rodel’s 2022 Priorities

News, Partnerships

March 28th, 2022

As the first quarter of 2022 comes to a close, the team at Rodel is already hard at work on a number of fronts. And as the legislative picture begins to come into focus, we felt it was a good time to reflect on our big priorities for the year. For more details on what’s underway, check out this by-the-numbers summary.  As a reminder...

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

Early Childhood Education, News

October 20th, 2021

“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...

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How Will Stimulus Dollars Change the Early Learning Landscape? Ideas Begin to Take Shape

Early Childhood Education

July 22nd, 2021

  The federal government has provided states with an unprecedented amount of money spread across three different stimulus packages: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in March 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) in December 2020, and the American Rescue Plan Act...

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