New Zealand’s history of total school choice offers the U.S. some key lessons.
By Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report
Parents who work outside traditional business hours are often lost in the national conversation around child care.
By Sally Ho, Associated Press
While many parents worry about how much time their children spend glued to computers, tablets and televisions, a new study reveals the adults themselves spend more than nine hours a day in front of screens. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jim…
By PBS NewsHour
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
Samantha Bee is a comedian, writer, former correspondent for The Daily Show and official cool parent.
By Anna Christiansen
Australian immigration officials are weighing the case of Grammy, who was born via surrogacy in Thailand and was rejected by his biological parents. Grammy has down syndrome and a congenital heart defect, and is living with his 21 year-old surrogate…
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Social Security expert Larry Kotilkoff advises several couples nearing retirement how to collect benefits when one spouse hasn't worked outside the home.
By Ellen Rolfes
// Poet and veteran teacher Stanley Plumly continues his exploration of personal memories, juxtaposing his childhood with 74 years worth of knowledge and perspective on the world, in his latest collection, "Orphan Hours: Poems." In addition to his writing, Plumly…
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