12 May 2021 | Early Learning

Column: The state’s essential infrastructure

Kansas Action for Children
May 12, 2021

Early Learning Policy Advisor Mitch Rucker writes for Kansas Child magazine: "Both child care providers and parents face a daunting challenge in the state of Kansas. Our child care system needs significant investment, and the market can’t fix the problem.

"Here’s the challenge, one likely familiar to many reading this magazine. If providers increase their prices, families won’t be able to afford care. If families can’t afford care, that means caregivers won’t be able to work or support their families."

Read the full column here.

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