When it comes to paid family leave, the United States lags behind every other developed country in the world. Hillary Clinton has stressed childhood issues for decades and has proposed 12 weeks of paid leave and universal preschool. Meanwhile, Donald…
By PBS NewsHour
Hillary Clinton has spent decades talking about the needs of children and touting the benefits of early education. It's a new subject for Donald Trump.
By Associated Press
It’s time we acknowledge that working parents have two jobs — the one at work and the one at home — and both are equally important to our economy.
By Denise Cummins
Two out of every three American children under the age of 5 whose parents both live together need child care because both parents work. The average cost for two kids -- an infant and a 4-year-old -- in a child…
By Kristen Doerer
The high cost of child care is squeezing many low-income parents who want to work full-time but have to stay home with their children because they cannot afford appropriate care for their kids.
Education programs will receive large funding boosts as part of the new bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in January.
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