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Jungle decorations overlook a classroom in ABCD Daycare of Hayden where demand for childcare is high. Classrooms are full to capacity and parents add their names to a waitlist in the hopes of getting a chance to enroll their kids in a quality day care program.

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Child care conundrum an economic issue
December 4, 2022 1:08 a.m.

Child care conundrum an economic issue

Labor constraints, high demand, low supply plague day care industry

“For the first time since COVID-19 started we’re at full staff and full capacity,” said Chris Bjurstrom, owner of ABCD Daycare. “But I’m afraid that in the next breath someone may quit and go somewhere else.”