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Lessons on Child Care, From the Military

August 31, 2021

New York Times

But the experience of the military provides crucial lessons. Before its transformation, the military child care system was plagued by many of the same problems that plague America’s national child care system today: no clear teaching standards, inconsistent quality and low teacher pay, said Lynette Fraga, chief executive of Child Care Aware of America, a national child care advocacy organization.

“Taking the lessons they’ve learned,” Fraga said, “could be incredibly important to reimagining the civilian system.”

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Written by CCAoA