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By Casey Smith, Associated Press/Report for America
After months of talks, Democrats are edging closer to an agreement on what programs and policies to include in President Joe Biden's massive plan to expand health and safety net programs and combat global warming.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Over the past several days, the PBS NewsHour looked at America’s broken child care system and some of the programs trying to address the challenges. In this final part of our series “Raising the Future: America’s child care dilemma,” special…
By Cat Wise, Emily Carpeaux, Murrey Jacobson, Kate McMahon
For the U.S. military, high quality child care is not just a family issue, it’s a matter of national security. Taking care of military families ensures soldiers can be ready to deploy at any time. Could the government-supported child care…
The lack of affordable child care is not just an issue in urban and suburban communities. In rural America, limited access also takes a toll on small town economies. Special correspondent Cat Wise and producer Kate McMahon traveled to Nebraska…
Special correspondent Cat Wise and producer Kate McMahon report from Mississippi, where many working parents struggled to find affordable, quality child care long before the pandemic. Among the most impacted: single mothers who are often stuck in low-paying jobs and…
During the pandemic, the federal government spent more than $50 billion to shore up the child care industry. But advocates say cost and access are still big hurdles. Over the past several months, special correspondent Cat Wise and producer Kate…
By Associated Press
Harris says close to half of American parents say their current child care situation is unsustainable. And the pandemic has exacerbated the problem, with childcare providers faced with higher costs and less revenues.
Millions of children and parents are desperate to know what the fall might look like in terms of school. Recently, a group of public health and pediatrics experts made the case that kids need to be in the classroom and…
By Erika Bocknek, The Conversation
About 55 million U.S. schoolchildren attend schools that have been closed or are being directly affected by the new coronavirus social distancing rules.
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