Colorado Child Care Centers Fear for Their Survival Amid Coronavirus Closures

Colorado Sun | Erica Breunlin

“…the biggest flaw that’s been revealed is that we have not built an infrastructure around early care in education that can withstand a disruption…That is most acutely seen in our low pay for our teachers, our early childhood teachers, and the vulnerable position that so many providers are in that they can’t weather even a two-week disruption.”

A strong child care system is critical to a working economy, yet thousands of providers are are being forced to close during the coronavirus pandemic. Many may not be able to reopen once the crisis has passed. This article from Erica Breunlin at the Colorado Sun reveals how child care providers across the state are responding to closures and limited access to revenues.

Read the Colorado Sun article.