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By Chabeli Carrazana, The 19th
Child welfare officials in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the cradle of Mister Rogers’ TV neighborhood, are using an algorithm to support agency workers as they make decisions meant to protect children from neglect.
By Sally Ho, Garance Burke, Associated Press
The worry that the coronavirus will upend life at any moment has never let up for families.
By Megan McGrew, Molly Finnegan
House Democrats are heading into the weekend with a victory after passing President Joe Biden's Build Back Better legislation Friday morning. Lisa Desjardins reports on the long debate that held up the bill until now, what's in the sweeping legislation,…
By Lisa Desjardins, Amber Partida
The U.S. House of Representatives is on the cusp of passing President Joe Biden's sweeping Build Back Better legislation. The $1.7 trillion bill would touch everything from child care to health care to climate change. While Democrats are ready to…
By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
By Sally Ho, Josh Boak, Associated Press
Each caretaker resignation, coronavirus exposure and day care center closure reveals an industry on the brink, with wide-reaching implications for an entire economy's workforce.
By News Desk
The coronavirus pandemic sparked the closure of thousands of child care facilities and schools, forcing millions of families to scramble to care for loved ones.
By Laura Santhanam
Generations of workers have simply absorbed the chaos of balancing labor and child care, and the pandemic exposed how underappreciated -- and broken -- the nation’s child care system is. What policymakers do next could change the way U.S. families…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The outreach is part of the continued implementation of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package to help the U.S. economy heal from the coronavirus pandemic.
By Amadou Diallo, The Hechinger Report
Many after-school programs, which provide both enrichment and child care, have gone out of business. Others went remote and still others became full-day child care programs. None had much guidance or support…
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