Report points to lack of child care in Eagle County

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — Eagle County has a child care and early childhood education crisis, according a report presented Tuesday afternoon to the county commissioners.Eric B. Schnurer, president of Public Works, a research firm from West Chester, Pennsylvania, made his presentation to a room packed largely with early child care advocates.The report focused on what Schnurer called the “three-legged stool”:AccessibilityAffordabilityQualityIronically, near the end of Tuesday’s presentation, County Commissioner Jill Ryan had to leave because she had to pick up her child from child care.It’s expensiveColorado is the seventh most expensive state in the country for child care, Schnurer said. Eagle County is …

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