Year: 2016

Marnie Werner talks about the underlying issues behind the daycare shortage in rural MN

There’s been a lot of interest in the Center’s latest article, “A quiet crisis: Minnesota’s child care shortage,” and in fact we were invited to speak this week to the MN State Legislature’s joint task force on affordable child care, which was set up to look into the issue of the current shortage. The circumstances and effects ...

The search for child care

This week the Center’s research director Marnie Werner talks about the Center’s newest publication, “A quiet crisis: Minnesota’s child care crisis.” The number of in-home family child care providers has dropped precipitously in the last ten to twenty years, and it causing problems not just for families but for their employers as well. Minnesota’s child ...