Stories tagged: "child care"


COVID-19 pandemic forces children and teachers online learning.
‘Exhausted Doesn’t Cut It’: This Mom and Teacher Shares What Life Is Like Now That Schools Have Reopened

A mother shares her exhausting experience as a parent and teacher juggling between caring for her children and teaching her students during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kids Brought Coronavirus Home From Day Care, CDC Study Finds

An 8-month-old at one facility transmitted COVID-19 to both parents, and another infected parent required hospitalization, researchers said.

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How Biden Wants to Help Parents Find Affordable Child Care That Fits Their Needs

By the time her son was born in 2017, “$1,000 a month only got my son half day care” at a good childcare provider, one mom said.

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Biden Has Detailed Plans That Could Help Women in America. Trump Has Nothing.

How the two campaigns differ on health policy, plans for child care, and violence against women.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, accompanied by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., right, arrives at a press conference ahead of House votes on H.R. 7027 - the Child Care Is Essential Act and H.R. 7327 - the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
House Democrats Pass Bill With $60 Billion to Help Child Care Providers Recover

The legislation would help parents afford child care and provide funding for personnel training and sanitizing centers.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the Colonial Early Education Program at the Colwyck Training Center, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden Releases $775 Billion Plan to ‘Ease the Squeeze’ on the Caregiving Crisis

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee unveiled the third part of his economic recovery program, which includes expanding care for children, elderly Americans, and people living with disabilities.

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What Happens When You’re a Single Parent and Your Daycare Closes Because of Coronavirus

Two moms in New Mexico share the struggles they've faced since the coronavirus crisis shut down their early childhood education center.