Children’s Cabinet doles out $43.5 million for expanding child care


The Kansas Children's Cabinet is dealing out $43.5 million that will start to put a dent in the demand for child care across the state.

Last week, the cabinet approved money for 52 projects that are projected to add 4,200 child care slots in Kansas plus fund programs that are intended to promote innovative strategies for addressing child care.

"This represents a really unique opportunity for Kansas to accelerate the growth in available slots for children in licensed child care across our state," said Melissa Rooker, executive director of the Children's Cabinet.

The money goes for . . .


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