Whether you’re a parent, doctor, teacher, business owner or employee, the issue of quality child care can – and likely does – matter to you. Parents, pediatricians and educators know how critical the first five years of children’s lives are …
My husband and I thought we were ahead of the game when we called child care facilities before our child was even born. We were shocked to learn that almost every place had a daunting wait list. This is the reality of living in a child care desert. It’s also the reason I’m heading to DC to petition lawmakers to make a change for families.
Earlier this month, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine released a landmark study on child poverty. Yet one thing I have learned is that strong data alone is not enough to make lawmakers act—they need to be held accountable.
In his State of the State address, Colorado Governor Jared Polis proposed using the state’s entire budget surplus to fund full-day kindergarten in every school district by this fall. SCAN is committed to making this bold plan to invest in kids a reality!