Advocacy at Our State Board of Education
Shaun Rose, a former litigator, public school teacher, and political advisor, and current nonprofit, center based child care provider, discusses child care advocacy at the Maryland State Board of Education. The written testimony Shaun and Ross submitted can be found starting at p.3 of the linked pdf and here are links to the audit showing deficiencies with paperwork and background checks and the article about the previous audit. Links to some of the other topics raised: infant & toddler innovative idea request in Indiana, Joe Biden's child care v school debate comment, the latest bipartisan Senate proposal - Small Business Childcare Investment Act, the Kirwan Commission and Shaun's post on "The Problems with Pre-K from a Provider Perspective". The other Podcast referenced was That Early Childhood Nerd, episode 119 "Using Our Voice" (and sorry, I think I said she was from Illinois and I meant to say Indiana).
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