The child tax credit was the reform we needed to help kids succeed

The child tax credit was the reform we needed to help kids succeed

When I was a charter school leader, I constantly heard reformers justify district takeovers, teacher firings, ineffective voucher programs and abusive “no excuse” discipline...

The Infant

The Infant "Need" Experts Don't Talk About

“Why shouldn’t I hand my baby toys… or at least move them within his reach?” a mom in one of my parent/infant guidance classesasked.  I had gently suggested she leave the toys...

Here's how much you could save with the new child care plan

Here's how much you could save with the new child care plan

New data from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows just how much money Canadian parents could save on daycare in major cities across the country. Earlier this...

Two-child benefits cap cuts support for over 1 million children during pandemic

Two-child benefits cap cuts support for over 1 million children during pandemic

More than a million children have been affected by the government’s two-child limit on benefits during the pandemic, according to new figures. The official data shows that in...

What We Heard From Early Childhood Educators During the Pandemic Year - EdSurge News

What We Heard From Early Childhood Educators During the Pandemic Year - EdSurge News

In February, Philadelphia-based early childhood educator Adrienne Briggs found herself in a quandary. Partially in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, state licensing...

Five ways you can help ease child stress from the last year

Five ways you can help ease child stress from the last year

Thank you, your sign-up request was successful! Please check your email inbox to confirm. {{message}} Leave this field empty if you’re human: Two weeks ago, I wrote about the...

Working parents say quality childcare among biggest hurdles of going back to the office

Working parents say quality childcare among biggest hurdles of going back to the office

CINCINNATI — Jessy Shelly was elated when she found the job. After a more than year-long search, the 35-year-old Price Hill mom was offered a position at a manufacturing...

Why care needs to be at the heart of the new economy

Why care needs to be at the heart of the new economy

Before the pandemic, most of us experienced the task of finding and managing care for our families to be a personal responsibility, shouldered alone in the privacy of our homes....

Risky business: Child care ownership in Canada  past, present and future

Risky business: Child care ownership in Canada past, present and future

This report is available online for download.  See links below. The issue of ownership, or auspice, of child care centres, has long been one of Canada's most hotly contested...

Experts Say Kids In Daycare Are Better Behaved Than Those Who Stay At Home

Experts Say Kids In Daycare Are Better Behaved Than Those Who Stay At Home

Part of being a parent means you have to make tough decisions, especially when it comes to your children. Do you homeschool? Do you put your kids in daycare? Do you become a...

Why early-years education must be prioritised in pandemic recovery plans

Why early-years education must be prioritised in pandemic recovery plans

Nursery workers, childminders and nannies have been working hard throughout the pandemic. This work is, in part, what has allowed key workers to keep working. This has been...

Working parents urged to have their say on flexible working

Working parents urged to have their say on flexible working

Do you struggle with childcare in the summer holidays? Have you say in a childcare poll to help the campaign for flexible working. This article contains affiliate links, which...