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More People Now Qualify for Child Care Assistance

November 15, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Funding Impacts Child Care. Child Care Assistance

By Nichelle Adams, Early Education and Child Care Services Manager, Kansas Department for Children and Families. Originally published in the Fall 2022 issue of Kansas Child Magazine. To be initially eligible for Child Care Assistance, a family of four can make nearly 70,000 a year. Many

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Child Care Provider Supports

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Child Care Stabilization Funds Impacts Kansas Children

October 28, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Funding Impacts Child Care. Child Care Assistance

Source: ARP Child Care Stabilization Funding State Fact Sheets | The Administration for Children and Families (hhs.gov) The Administration for Children and Families released new data showing that child care stabilization funds provided in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) have served

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Community Connections

How a Community Council on Child Care Can Help Families Succeed

August 8, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Child Care Provider Encouraging a Child to Board School Bus

How a Community Council on Child Care Can Help Families Succeed As parents and providers know well, each school year presents new challenges for child care programs. Providers are often forced to make difficult decisions about how to operate their business, care for the children

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Child Care Aware of Kansas Blog

An Innovative Grant/Loan Hybrid to Attract New Providers

July 8, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
An Innovative Grant/Loan

An Innovative Grant/Loan Hybrid to Attract New Providers By Kelly Gourley, Executive Director, Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation. Originally published in the Spring 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Like so many other communities across the state,  Lincoln County has

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Child Care Aware of Kansas Blog

Filling the Void

February 21, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Making child care work for Kansas Stressed Child Care Provider

Concordia School District Provides Child Care Through Community Collaboration By Krystal Breese, Director of Curriculum/Assessment, USD 333 , originally published in the Winter 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Early childhood experiences are the foundation for a student’s future

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Start With Those Who Know The Challenge Best

August 24, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

By Julia McBride, Vice President, Kansas Leadership Center Originally published in the Winter 2021 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine If you aspire to launch more creative child care solutions, you know you need to get par­ents and child care providers involved. Don’t delay! Too many

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