When Sen. Cory Booker sat down with KCCI's panel of undecided caucusgoers, SCAN volunteer Leslie Stonehocker asked him to describe his plan for investing in early education and quality child care.
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I have been pleased with the continuing coverage regarding the child care shortage crisis in Iowa. My own child care shortage story was part of some of this coverage, which is why I was happy to see Rep. Cindy Axne signed on as a co-sponsor of HR 1488, the Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act.
For many years, South Carolina has ranked at the bottom nationally, and several districts in the state are struggling to meet the needs of their students. Well, now the legislature is taking a deeper look into those problems starting with the earlier grades.
I really connected with the story on Iowa’s child care crisis. If children are well cared for in a safe, loving environment, parents will be more at ease and more effective for their employers.
Iowa business leaders and child care advocates join together to tackle the shortage of safe, affordable child care.
As a public school teacher, mother and first-time grandmother living in South Carolina, I am pleased that our legislators are focusing on education, and raising teachers’ salaries always peaks my interest.