University of Minnesota student-parents and area day care center directors are working to find alternative ways to fund childcare services after centers face losses from student service fees next school year.
Prosecutors have charged three Minneapolis day care centers with billing the state for more children than they serve. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said four people were arrested Tuesday as part of an investigation into fraudulent billing of Minnesota's Child Care Assistance Program.
Anyone with young children will tell you that day care can be a major expense. A new study by the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies shows that the cost of center-based child care in Minnesota ranks as the 5th most expensive for full-time infant care nationwide.