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Child care costs in Texas pose a major challenge. These panelists discussed potential solutions.

At a Texas Tribune event held with the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Urban Lab, experts discussed a unified approach to working with the Texas Legislature to secure funding that would benefit employers, working parents and the broader Texas economy.

By Erin Cobb, The Texas Tribune

From left: Texas Tribune health and human services reporter Karen Brooks Harper moderates a discussion about childcare in Texas with Steven Pedigo, professor and director of the LBJ Urban Lab, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin; Liza Gomez, vice president, Ready Children, United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County; Christina Collazo, founder and executive director, Todos Juntos Learning Center; and Emily Williams Knight, CEO, Texas Restaurant Association and Education Foundation, on March 20, 2024.
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