Research Information

Kansas employers need child care in order to attract and retain a productive workforce that builds the Kansas economy. Parents need child care in order to work and provide for their families. Child care employs over 15,000 individuals and is more than a half billion dollar industry in Kansas.

Kansas employers need quality child care so that employees are productive at work. Child care is part of the economic infrastructure that supports local employers. When parents have the security of knowing their children are well cared for, they are more productive at work.

Children need quality child care in order to succeed in school and life. By the time a child turns 4, the necessary foundations for personal responsibility, conscience and compassion for others have been established. Research strongly indicates that the foundation for a child’s later success in school and life is based on the early learning.

High-quality child care providers nurture, educate and prepare our future leaders!

Click on the following links for more information about the child care field:

Who Cares for Kansas Children? Early Education Workforce Study

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2015 Who Cares for Kansas Children? Early Education Workforce Study.

 

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2015 County Child Care Profiles

Click here for the 105 individual county 2015 profiles

 


 

Who Cares for Kansas Children? Early Education Workforce Study.

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pdficon 2010 State Child Care Profile

2010 Regional Child Care Profiles

pdficonChild Care Aware® of Northwest Kansas 2010 Profile
pdficonChild Care Aware® of Northeast & North Central Kansas 2010 Profile
pdficonChild Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas 2010 Profile
pdficonChild Care Aware® of Southwest Kansas 2010 Profile
pdficonChild Care Aware® of South Central Kansas 2010 Profile
pdficonChild Care Aware® of Southeast Kansas 2010 Profile

2010 County Child Care Profiles

Click here for the 105 individual county 2010 profiles.

Data Notes and Methodology

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pdficonMethodology and Data Interpretation

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