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Sentinel Source: How New Hampshire arrived at a child care crisis

Research by Jess Carson, research assistant professor at the Carsey School, and Marybeth Mattingly, policy fellow at the Carsey School, show that the pandemic has proven just how fragile the nation’s early childhood care system is. The central problems, according to Carson and Mattingly, are that child care providers don’t generate enough revenue to pay staff members well, making it difficult to find employees; simultaneously, care is too costly for many families to afford.

Seacoast Online: NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge finalists compete Nov. 30

Nine teams were selected from a field of 60 teams comprised of 121 college students from across the state to advance to the final round of the 2020 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge. The program is a collaborative, interdisciplinary event organized by the UNH Changemaker Collaborative and co-hosted by the Carsey School of Public Policy, Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics and the Sustainability Institute.