Monthly Archives: May 2018

Iowa families can’t find child care, leaving parents out of the workforce.

“Iowa is short nearly 359,000 child care spaces for children 12 and younger, according to estimates from the Iowa Women’s Foundation. That means more than one-third of Iowa’s 527,000 children go without access to daily care, the nonprofit organization says.” Here is … Continue reading

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Linn County Early Childhood Iowa Board Members and funded programs write Letters to the Editor!

To read letters follow these links: ‘Family engagement key to childhood development’ by Linda Bigley http://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/family-engagement-key-to-childhood-development-20180509 ‘Access to quality child care is vital’ by Chris Kivett-Berry http://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/access-to-quality-child-care-is-vital-20180415 ‘We must invest in early childhood education’ by John Rogers http://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/we-must-invest-in-early-childhood-education-20180408 ‘Adequately fund … Continue reading

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