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Republicans unwrap proposals for childcare that Democrats call inadequate

Republican lawmakers who have so far rejected calls to continue a subsidy program that helped stabilize childcare providers over the last two years began circulating draft legislation Wednesday that would increase the permitted ratio of children to teachers and lower the minimum age for entry-level childcare workers. Other proposals in the package of six draft […]

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Business campaign raises its profile for childcare aid in state budget

by Erik Gunn, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 16, 2023 Close to 100 business organizations, chambers of commerce, economic development agencies and nonprofits have signed on to a campaign to provide continued supplemental childcare funding in the next state budget, childcare advocates said Monday. “The bottom line is without accessible, high-quality, and affordable child care, attracting and retaining […]

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Mother’s Day Out

Mother’s Day Out is a licensed preschool and childcare center serving children from the age of 6 weeks to pre-kindergarten five years old. 262-632-7311212 Eleventh StreetRacine, WI 53403 Eleventh Street Dedicated Educators Our classes are taught by dedicated and experienced educators. Using proven teaching strategies, we make sure that every student finds a path to […]

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Gov. Evers Announces Hundreds of Millions in Investments Supporting Wisconsin’s Kids, Families, and Caregivers

MADISON — On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers announced his 2021-23 biennial budget will include major investments in childcare for kids and families and in caregiving for aging and older adults and individuals with disabilities to help support Wisconsin families and caregivers, and ensure high-quality care for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable residents.  “Caring for our loved ones—from our […]

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Need help finding mental health, food or shelter resources? Here’s how Times are tough, but they don’t have to be. Racine County Eye is kicking off a twice-a-month video series called Racine County Speaks, a program about organizations that help. In our first episode, Hollie White, the project coordinator for Improving Children’s Mental Health Through School and Community, talks about how Racine County Eye residents […]