Child Care Providers Reopen But Struggle With Lowered Capacity

June 9, 2020 - Hawaii Public Radio discusses the updated classroom capacity guidelines and how they are affecting childcare providers and families in Hawaii. 

“Child care advocates worry that care in Hawaii will become even less affordable. ‘We didn’t have enough child care spaces pre-pandemic,’ said Kathleen Algire, director of public policy and research at Hawaii Children’s Action Network. ‘Of the kids that are under six, we had enough DHS-regulated child care seats to serve 25% of those.’”

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