"I think there's progress being made. I don't think there's as comprehensive progress as we need," said WECA executive director Ruth Schmidt.
COVID-19 effectively upended child care in Wisconsin as providers struggled to keep their centers open to support the needs of essential workers and because programs, many of which are not publicly funded, couldn’t afford to close.
State should offer hazard pay, health care, flexibility, grants
How would you increase the income of 10,000 Dane County households by 10% — or about $4,000 — by 2020? Two UW-community partnerships won $1.5 million to put their answers to that ambitious question into action.
Cheryl Heiman started working at Red Caboose Day Care Center in Madison as a high school senior and never left.
What does it take for children to have successful lives as adults? While life offers no guarantees, early childhood research reveals a child’s…
It's true YoungStar has triggered a fundamental shift in child care in Wisconsin. Doug Erickson’s series and Wednesday's editorial, "Rating sy…
A majority of Wisconsin’s child care programs are earning only two out of five stars under the state’s new rating system, a mark likened to a “D” grade by a state administrator who oversees the program.