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Media: Massachusetts child care centers struggling with a shortage of workers. Why it’s happening

This piece explores how Massachusetts early care and education providers are faring amid a nationwide child care crisis.

“This is happening across the country, and Massachusetts is struggling to retain early educators in the workforce,” said Anne Douglass, founding executive director for the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation at the UMass Boston. “A significant segment of the industry is unable to find enough educators to operate at full capacity.”

The story, “Massachusetts child care centers struggling with a shortage of workers. Why it’s happening,” is available online behind a paywall at MetroWest Daily News.

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