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News by Topic: Child care

Jan 12, 2024 - Profiles a rural Maine school following the community school model. Community schools are partnerships between the school and the community to offer "whole child" care and services. The school offers behavioral health, dental, and food and nutrition services in addition to free before and after school care.
Source: Maine Department of Education Newsroom
Jan 9, 2024 - Discusses the shortage of child care providers in Virginia and the impact that has on the workforce. Highlights a rurally-located business that offers child care as an employee benefit.
Source: Cardinal News
Dec 31, 2023 - Reports on the lack of child care options in rural Kansas, discussing affordability, workforce shortages, economic impacts, and sustainability.
Source: Morning Ag Clips