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As Centers Prepare To Close, A Look At The Realities Of Vermont Child Care

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This month, Vermont child care provider Loveworks announced it will close its centers in Montpelier, Williston, and Milton.

In a letter to families, President Lisa Zengilowski said these locations "have proven too difficult to make financially sustainable" and will close on Friday, March 13.

This hour, we discuss what happened and consider the impact on Loveworks staff and families. We also learn what new data tells us about the realities of child care in Vermont.

Our guests include:

Broadcast live on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 at 12 p.m.; rebroadcast at 8 p.m.

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