JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST April Palmateer has concern about how the current government could effect her ability to pay for child care for her two children. Michelle (4) and Michael (2) come to their child care facility, Noah's Playloft, 5 days a week. The single mother receives financial assistance from the federal government to help pay for part of her child care bills.
April Palmateer is among concerned parents wondering how the government shutdown could affect her paying for child care for her children. Michelle (4) and Michael (2).
April Palmateer buckles in Michelle, 4, after Michael, 2, was in his seat at Noah’s Playloft, where the single mother gets financial assistance from the federal government to help pay for part of her child care bills.
JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Noah's Playloft Pre-K lead teacher Stacey Leonard is all smiles as she ends her work day with the children on the playground. However the smiles cover up the concern of teachers, parents and facility owners about the potential loss of the federal funds for low income parents who have their children enrolled. The current goverment threatens to cut off funding for many parents that receive funds for child care from the federal government.
Noah’s Playloft Pre-K lead teacher Stacey Leonard nears the end of her day with children on the playground. The potential loss of federal funds for low income parents who have children enrolled is cause for concern at area preschool centers.