TORRINGTON — Affordable childcare for all. It’s a popular phrase. But the answers to this growing challenge for families nationwide continue to elude lawmakers and prompted Gov. Ned Lamont to seek a real solution.In March, Lamont authorized Beth Bye, commissioner of the state Office of Early Childhood, to create and lead the Blue Ribbon Panel on Child Care. The panel is charged with “developing a five-year strategic plan for a child care system that works for families, providers, and Connecticut’s economy,” according to the OEC website.
Authors: Emily M. Olson • Source: The Register Citizen