Articles about child care


Hard Covid decisions ahead – but schools still priority

Last updated: 09/22/2020

Six months to the day after it was announced that Scottish schools would close, Nicola Sturgeon has said that now marks the most critical moment in tackling Covid-19 since...

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GAO Report Highlights Child Care Struggles of Student-Parents

Last updated: 09/21/2020

Nearly a quarter of all U.S. undergraduates (4.3 million students, 22 percent) are parenting, and more than half (55 percent) of them are single parents. Yet few schools have...

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I’m proud of the word childcare.

Last updated: 09/20/2020

Recently I listened to a practitioner complaining about being described as a childcare worker.  It didn’t seem enough to them.  What a shame I thought.  My entry into the sector...

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Focus on Ethics. The Code and COVID-19

Last updated: 09/20/2020

Focus on Ethics. The Code and COVID-19 You are here Home / Resources / Publications / Young Children / September 2020 / Focus on Ethics. The Code and COVID-19 Meir Muller, ...

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What Will Happen To Women’s Careers? We Can’t Afford To Wait and See

Last updated: 09/18/2020

Way back in 2013 – seven years ago, but another lifetime – Sheryl Sandberg told women that the key to changing their lot in the workplace was within their control: just lean...

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Editorial: Expanding child care will reap benefits

Last updated: 09/17/2020

Editorial: Expanding child care will reap benefits The Virginian-Pilot | Sep 13, 2020 at 6:15 PM In this May 27, 2020 photo, Aaron Rainboth, a teacher at the Frederickson...

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Questions You Should Be Asking Childcare Providers During COVID-19

Last updated: 09/17/2020

Link copied and ready to share! Scary Mommy and FatCamera/Getty We all have questions , and lots of them, for those who are charged with caring for our kids. We have them for...

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Why I Chose Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN) Care

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Twenty-two years ago I began the difficult quest of finding a child care provider that I could trust for my six-month-old son. Center-based care for Diego was out of the...

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Childcare issues are preventing Britain from fully returning to work

Last updated: 09/15/2020

Forget transport, COVID-19 secure offices, and whether furloughed workers can be dragged away from their gardens. There's one thing stopping Britain getting fully back to work...

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Child care crisis pushes US mothers out of the labor force

Last updated: 09/09/2020

Anna Hamilton, 43, center, poses for a photograph with her sons, Henry, 6, left, and Adrian, 7, right, in their home on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Decatur, Ga. Hamilton is taking...

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