Right now, when a teacher at a child care center calls in sick, it’s hard to find replacements and do background checks.
- Leaders earn an average of $41,000 a year, while teachers pull in $21,000 to $31,000 on average.Read more
- Some owners of child care centers say they still worry the new standards will increase the already high cost of child care.Read more
Regulations are meant to combat obesity in kids and other problems. But some say they go too far.
How communities support motivated people on their own, self-identified, path to self-sufficiency -- with not much money.
Poor parents looking for child care face a steep price tag.
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg believes deregulation would allow parents more legal options for care. Opponents say regulation isn't the problem.
In many regions of Colorado, child care costs more than college.