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Eastern Standard March 14th, 2024

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Childcare underfunding is a crisis for working families and employers
Childcare underfunding is a crisis for working families and employers

Part Two of a financial crisis for the vital service of childcare looms as a second “fiscal cliff”, a legacy of emergency pandemic aid, approaches. Kentucky Youth Advocates’ Sarah Vanover, a living encyclopedia on the subject, discusses a proposed major state response now in process in the General Assembly.

Brigitte Blom looks into a strategy to recover from the learning loss that occurred during the pandemic. Her guest: Dr. Donny Hale, regional deputy director at the Institute for Educational Leadership, a proponent of the Community Schools concept.

Tom Eblen chats with author Fenton Johnson, among the 2024 inductees into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame

Lee Carroll provides details on the next Green Room Exchange featuring a return performance by Argentine jazz pianist Leo Genovese.

Tom Martin hosts Eastern Standard, a weekly radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places, and things happening in the Commonwealth.
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