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Child care in Knox County

Could Fredericktown's latchkey program serve as a model for other Knox County school districts?

Fredericktown latchkey program

Pam Walters, a staff member with Fredericktown's latchkey program, interacts with two first graders during the before-school session on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Walters works as a teacher's aide at Fredericktown Elementary School during the day.

Editor's Note

We met with readers during our ‘Talk the Vote’ listening sessions and asked them what they wanted to see happen in their communities. Their thoughts were compiled into Citizens’ Agendas. This Solutions story looks at an idea introduced in a Citizens’ Agenda and examines how it is being tackled in another community.

FREDERICKTOWN — Child care takes many forms.

Fredericktown Local Schools

Fredericktown's administrative building – the new home of the district's latchkey program – is located at 117 Columbus Road.

Fredericktown latchkey program

Fredericktown's latchkey program now has its own room in the district's administrative building.

Staff Reporter

Grant is a 2018 graduate of Ohio Northern University, where he studied journalism and played basketball. He likes coffee, books and minor league baseball. He loves telling stories and has a passion for local news.