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10/13/2021 | RISE NM

New Mexico agency using grant to unify early childhood education coalitions

When the pandemic hit and the families of young children in the Navajo Nation needed food and clothes, Kim Kee and others formed an early childhood “coalition” to help distribute care packages.

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09/30/2021 | RISE NM

State creates early childhood and daycare system to meet modern workforce needs

Until the pandemic, women made up more than 52% of the work force. In the last 70 years women have not only entered the workforce in greater numbers but have expanded their presence in almost every profession and occupation. Two-income families have increased dramatically, leading to an increased need for full-time childcare.

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