Articles about child care


Opinion: Help child care providers. They are essential in pandemic and beyond

Last updated: 03/28/2020

In this guest column, Binderman says the majority of reporting child care providers—more than 1,000 across the state—have closed, and more closures might be on the horizon as...

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Opinion: Child Cares — and Parents of Young Children — Need a Bailout

Last updated: 03/25/2020

In 1940, as the United States prepared to face a different global threat, a problem arose: What to do about the young children? As the “great arsenal of democracy” began to...

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Nurseries will close without more support during coronavirus

Last updated: 03/23/2020

Early Years Alliance says government’s protective measures do not go far enough Thousands of nurseries are set to close unless the government provides more financial support to...

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Childcare and coronavirus: are nurseries closing amid the virus pandemic?

Last updated: 03/23/2020

It’s been announced that schools in the UK are to shut their doors from Friday 20 March until further notice, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Following this...

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There's No Social Distancing With Small Children: Parents and Childcare Providers Grapple With Options

Last updated: 03/20/2020

Nerida Brownlee and her husband have three children under 3 years old. When they were told to work from home, the Philadelphia couple had what they thought was a long and...

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Child Care Crisis Costs Illinois' Economy Billions

Last updated: 03/15/2020

Any economic emergency that costs Illinois more than $2 billion a year demands attention from policymakers and the public – and the lack of accessible, affordable child care is...

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Backup child care plan

Last updated: 03/15/2020

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‘Removing nursery teachers will hit pupil outcomes’

Last updated: 03/13/2020

Early years experts have written an open letter to a Scottish council urging it to abandon plans to save almost £1 million by removing teachers from its nurseries to plug gaps...

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Eight ways to find time to exercise as a new mom | BabyCenter

Last updated: 03/09/2020

For many new moms, exercise takes a back seat to more pressing concerns, like sleep and taking care of your growing family. But if you also make time for even short bursts of...

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How To Talk To Your Child About Coronavirus

Last updated: 03/09/2020

Has your child been asking about coronavirus? We spoke to child psychologist Angharad Rudkin for her top tips on how to talk about coronavirus with your child. Coronavirus...

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