For the first time in several years, child care providers are holding out hope state lawmakers understand the importance of early childhood education.
Earlier this year, Governor Tim Walz proposed a handful of child care system investments to help families and providers across the state.
Chad Dunkley is the CEO of New Horizon Academy and President of the Minnesota Childcare Association. He says even before the pandemic, the state has been fighting a child care crisis and these investments let him hope change is coming. Read more.