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Rebecca, a center-based provider/teacher from St. Albans, talks about her financial challenges in paying for child care. Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media . . .

Shows In This Series

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It's Everyone's Responsibility
It's Everyone's Responsibility

Hope, a Foundation Program Director from Barnet, describes the big gap in what child care costs and what families can afford to pay.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Teetering on That Edge
Teetering on That Edge

Sarah, a parent from Brattleboro, shares her experiences paying for child care and the need for providers to make a livable wage.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Operating Costs
Operating Costs

Cristina, a Child Care Center Director from Manchester Center, describes the complicated nature of running a Center.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Health Insurance
Health Insurance

Lydia, a Center-based Provider/Teacher from Shelburne, highlights low pay and the lack of health insurance as key issues in the lives of child care providers.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
More Opportunities to Learn and Grow
More Opportunities to Learn and Grow

Chelsea, a Center-based Provider/Teacher in Bennington, describes what she would need to stay and thrive in the field of early childhood.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
Our Future Depends On Kids
Our Future Depends on Kids

“Our future depends upon making sure that all our kids—in Vermont or New Hampshire or New York or in East L.A.—are doing well. And one thing that’s a no-brainer to do would be to invest in high-quality professional early education.”

Those are the words of Robert Putnam, Harvard social...Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
A Financial Stress
A Financial Stress

William, a parent from Rutland, talks about how the inflexibility of schedule and high cost of child care have a stressful impact on families.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
It's a Struggle
It's a Struggle

Selver, a parent from Shelburne, discusses the difficulties of being a single parent of two in child care.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
How Much I Pay for Child Care
How Much I Pay for Child Care

Ellen, a parent from Burlington, discusses how expensive, necessary and important high quality child care is.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
I Was Stuck
I Was Stuck

Shevie, a parent from White River Junction, talks about her experiences navigating the child care system.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

Monday, December 14, 2015
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