Child Care Improvements Get Over the Finish Line

May 2024

(ABC 6 News) Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed the education and children and families package into law on Saturday night.

The legislation funds a summer program to help families purchase healthy food for school-aged children during the summer months, increases the number of pre-k seats in the state, establishes a Child Protection Advisory Council to improve Minnesota's child protection system, and includes grant funding to expand access to child care in Minnesota. Click here for additional information.