Gov. Holcomb signs executive order to increase care options for school-aged children

SOURCE: News release from Office of Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed Executive Order 20-40 to increase child care options for families seeking support during virtual school days.

The executive order allows school corporations to contract with organizations, such as the Boys and Girls Club or a YMCA, to operate school-age child care programs in locations in addition to public school buildings to help families who need care while their students engage in e-learning.

Additionally, the order increases from six to ten the number of school-aged children allowed to gather in a home on school days for e-learning without requiring the child care setting to be licensed.

Click here to see the executive order: https://www.in.gov/gov/2384.htm