© 2022 KVNF Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Meg Franko explains new research into the high cost of quality child care in Colorado

Bell Policy Center
New research published by The Bell Policy Center illuminates the challenges and opportunities in one particularly dire area of critical infrastructure.

"Quality Child Care in Colorado: A Cost Study" is a new three-part research series authored by Meg Franko, in partnership with the Bell Policy Center in Denver. She speaks to Gavin Dahl about why Colorado is one of the least affordable states for infant and toddler care, the coming influx of federal dollars for early childhood education, and a new cost of care model for Colorado.

Gavin Dahl is a writer and producer with a passion for community media. He worked for KVNF from July 2020 to July 2022. He won awards and recognition for his KVNF reporting from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and Society of Professional Journalists. His writing has been published by The Montrose Press, The Sopris Sun, Boulder Weekly, Raw Story, Radio Survivor, Boise Weekly, and The Austin American-Statesman. He graduated from The Evergreen State College with a BA in media production and community organizing.
Related Content