Globe and Mail: Oct 24 2013
In the fifth article of a Globe six-part series, the Globe and Mail focuses on what Canada can learn from other countries, such as Sweden, when building a better child care system.
“The Swedes have a great system: universal, affordable, educational – one they have been perfecting for almost 40 years.”
In Sweden, fees are charged on a sliding scale based on income with the average maximum charged about $300 a month. Preschool is also free for children four and five years old.
By law, municipalities are required to find space for children on the wait list within three months.
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