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How Michigan families will benefit from a $1.4 billion investment in child care

‘Tiny’ bathrooms, big curriculum: New Marygrove early childhood center boosts Detroit neighborhood

Michigan’s free preschool program is expanding. Will community providers benefit?

Leftover child care money gives a boost to cash-strapped Michigan providers

Michigan child care providers struggle as lawmakers recess

Whitmer’s plan for $1.4 billion in COVID aid includes raise for Michigan early educators

Whitmer proposal would put 22,000 more Michigan 4-year-olds into free, high-quality preschool

Can Michigan seize a $1.4 billion chance to ‘transform’ its child care system?

Need a place for school age students to learn online in Detroit? A new child care scholarship offers a quick solution.

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Child care gets a boost with new Michigan budget, but structural problems remain

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Child care centers provided young students a safe place to learn online. Michigan won’t cover the cost.

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Michigan child care providers struggle to stay afloat as fewer children show up and federal aid runs out

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Need subsidized child care in Detroit? A new website makes it easier to find.

Michigan’s reopening economy needs child care. This educator’s struggle shows that rebooting centers won’t be easy.

Temperature checks and naked dolls: How Michigan child care providers are reopening as safely as possible

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Michigan pledges $130 million to keep child care providers open

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What will it take for Michigan child care centers to survive COVID-19 closures? ‘Pay them today.’

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Mayor cheers as Michigan’s governor recommends universal free pre-K in Detroit

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Hold your bets on a preschool expansion in Detroit

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Q&A: From model preschools to higher pay, Denise Smith has big ideas for early childhood education in Detroit.

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Researchers: Detroit could become a national leader in pre-K

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Duggan expects funding for free preschool next fall for 4-year-olds, but faces legislative hurdle

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This veteran educator and advocate will head a $50 million effort to educate Detroit’s youngest students

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Inside 45 minutes of Detroit fun: How artists are helping toddlers dance from home care into kindergarten

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After a tumultuous decade, is Head Start in Detroit finding its feet?

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‘It makes us better teachers because we’re not carrying it inside’: How a Detroit preschool helps teachers cope with the stress of the job

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Defusing tantrums, tying laces, and changing young lives — while living under the poverty line

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These foundations have poured millions into Detroit childcare. They’re ready to ‘accelerate’.

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The 4-year-olds are alright in Michigan. The 3-year-olds, less so.

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Gov. Whitmer wants universal pre-K by the end of her four-year term. Will there be enough teachers?

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What Whitmer’s budget means for preschoolers in Michigan — and Detroit

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Universal pre-K for Detroit? Affordable child care? How Michigan could spend new federal funds