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Child Care Is Getting More Support From Some Private Companies

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

From NPR: “In the midst of the pandemic, some in private industry have stepped up their child care benefits. Companies started to provide on-site or near-site centers, expanded backup care, and provided flexible work schedules.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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OPINION: Florida Has Too Many ‘Child Care Deserts’

Monday, December 13, 2021

From Herald Tribune: “A lack of access to high-quality child care doesn’t just impact working parents right now – it will also cause huge losses for future generations of workers.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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The Real Reason Childcare Doesn’t Work? It Isn’t What You Think.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

From Ms. Magazine: “Currently, early education and childcare represents the most racially diverse and lowest-paid sector of the teaching workforce. Almost 95 percent of childcare providers are women, and almost 38 percent are Black or Latino, according to US Labor Department data.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.