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Mayors Appreciation Luncheon Links Early Education and Workforce

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Mayors Appreciation Luncheon Links Early Education and Workforce

Mayors from West and Middle Tennessee gathered at Natchez Trace State Park last month to celebrate early education successes and learn more about the link between early education and a highly skilled workforce. Headlining the event was Tennessee’s Commissioner for Labor and Workforce Development, Jeff McCord. Joining Commissioner McCord was Dr. Jared Bigham, the Senior […]

Tennessee Child Care Crisis Solutions Series: Introduction

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Tennessee Child Care Crisis Solutions Series: Introduction

Having published the report, Want to Grow Tennessee’s Economy? Fix the Child Care Crisis, TQEE is now dedicated to doing just that. The study revealed that Tennessee’s child care system is rife with problems of affordability, quality and access. Fixing it will require more than tweaks to component parts.  The child care system is a […]

Government Resources Available to Help Fix the Child Care Crisis

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Government Resources Available to Help Fix the Child Care Crisis

As mentioned in our Child Care Crisis Solutions Series Introduction, child care plays many roles in Tennessee’s economy. It’s a business, a job, an early education, and a crucial work support for working families. And while private sector can and should be part of the solution to the crisis, government has a major role to […]

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