In the first year of the pandemic, Colorado’s kindergarten enrollment plummeted, leaving many to wonder where the students went, and whether the shifts in early elementary enrollment might be a problem for years to come. A year later, many young students are back in public schools, with statewide kindergarten enrollment trending back up. To get […]
(CNN) – A new report estimates nearly half a million families do not have reliable child care, keeping parents at home and contributing to the worker shortage in the United States. The report was published by Wells Fargo economists on Tuesday. Daycare centers can’t find enough workers, which has led to a 12.4% decline in […]
Day cares and child care centers no longer must require masks for children age 2 and over, the governor’s office confirmed Tuesday, following the state’s adoption of new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Individual daycares and child care facilities may still choose to require masks, a spokeswoman from Chicago’s public health […]
PACIFICA – A Pacifica day care center worker has been arrested on suspicion of abusing children under her care, police said. Mikala Ghirarduzzi, 20, of Pacifica, was arrested Tuesday on a $100,000 warrant for three counts of child cruelty possibly resulting in death or injury, two counts of willful cruelty to a child and other […]
Surveillance video captured the wild fistfight between two employees at a New Mexico preschool, during which a five-year-old was accidentally kicked in the head. The girl’s parents are now suing the preschool for negligence.
The childcare situation was bad before the COVID-19 pandemic and now it’s worse. Nearly half of the licensed child care facilities in the state have closed. If the state is going to pull off a successful reopening of the economy, many workers are going to need childcare. How is the state going to ensure they […]