Casa de Corazón expanding Spanish-immersion childcare centers to other U.S. markets
August 9, 2021
Four years after turning to franchising to expand her Spanish-immersion child-care centers, Casa de Corazón founder and owner Natalie Standridge is fielding inquiries from interested parties to bring the centers beyond the Twin Cities.
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