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A quiet crisis: Minnesota's child care shortage

The relationship between Minnesota's child care shortage and the decrease in in-home family child care businesses is examined in this analysis. Possible reasons for the decline, including workforce wages, provider expenses, and regulations, are presented, along with the consequences for families, employers, and communities. Particular focus is on rural markets and recommendations are offered regarding child care in the state.
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United States

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