Dear legislative leaders:
Please advocate for the maximum funding possible in high-quality early education and care in the FY23 state budget. Our economic recovery depends on a fully-staffed, adequately resourced early education and care field. Ongoing staffing shortages mean that early education and care programs are open but operating with lower enrollment and closed classrooms. Many industries are experiencing similar shortages, but a workforce shortage in child care means people cannot return to work and our state and local economy cannot fully recover.
Please include these items in the FY23 conference committee budget:
Thank you for your leadership and investment in high-quality early education and care, for young children, families, educators, and communities.
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