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Universal Child Care Could Boost Women’s Lifetime Earnings by $130 Billion—And Ensure More Stable Retirement Options

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

From CNBC: “New research from Columbia University and the National Women’s Law Center finds that a universal child-care system… would not only help many of those out-of-work employees get back into the workforce, but would also dramatically increase the lifetime earnings and security of women across the country.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Our Economic System is Sexist. Biden’s Child-Care Plans Aim to Change That.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

From The Washington Post: “When the pandemic interrupted in-person child care and schooling, it was women who disproportionately reduced their work hours, left their jobs and devoted more time to additional child care and household duties.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Editorial: Universal Preschool Should Pay For Itself in the Long Run

Monday, April 12, 2021

From South Florida Sun Sentinel: “Consistent and quality child care frees both parents to work more easily or pursue higher education and, thereby, increase their earning potential over time. That can lead to better outcomes for children, especially those in lower-income families.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.