November 3, 2020
As voting comes to a close, access to child care is more important than ever before.
|NATIONAL NEWS |
The Child Care Crisis Will Worsen If We Reelect Trump
Marie Claire | 11/2/20
We can’t waste any more time failing to address this crisis; we have to add it to the growing list of reasons to elect a president who will actually prioritize working families in America.
How Child Care Became a Centerpiece of the 2020 Election
TalkPoverty | 11/2/20
It’s been six months since it was reported that nearly half of the United States’ child care — 4.5 million slots — is at risk of disappearing. For half a year, child care centers and homes have either been struggling to stay open or closing altogether.
How to keep preschoolers’ social and emotional development on track while stuck at home
Insider | 11/2/20
To learn social and emotional norms, preschoolers need to interact with others — something that has been curtailed during the pandemic. However, Mendez says that parents can step in to keep their preschoolers developing on track.
|IN THE STATES |
California needs a statewide system for measuring kindergarten readiness
Cal Matters | 11/3/20
As we must find solutions to these challenges, we also have to recognize that education-related inequities begin far before children even enter the classroom – inequities that also must be addressed.
LETTER: Child care programs could have stayed open
News Herald | 11/3/20
The country’s Child Care Programs did not have to close during the Pandemic. Like many organizations, child care programs have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research Shows Child Care Not Linked to Spread of COVID-19 Early in Pandemic
WDET | 11/3/20
A Yale University study shows child care providers who worked during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic were no more likely to catch or spread the disease than those who stayed home. They were also no more likely to be hospitalized.
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