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Parent Leaders: Shelley and Steve Blecha, Jennifer Wright and Hannah Pratt are just a few of the parent leaders in Missouri. Each has a unique and in some cases, tragic story to tell. They are all brave advocates for improving the quality of child care in Missouri and across the United States. Watch Shelley Blecha's parent video here.
Governor: Jay Nixon (R)
Licensing Information: Department of Social Services
Additional State Resources:
We Can Do Better: Child care center licensing and oversight in Missouri ranked 46th in a ranking of all states, including the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense.
Leaving Children to Chance: Family child care home licensing and oversight in Missouri ranked 24th in a ranking of all states, including the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense.