"Ah yes, the Conservative Dem position," Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, referring to the West Virginia senator.
"All of us – especially our children – will feel the serious immediate and long-term impact of this problem for generations to come," a researcher said.
The reconciliation package should prioritize investments in kids, because doing so has huge shared benefits and among the highest rates of return for any social investment.
Ultimately, inaccessible child care damages the economy, now and in the future.
Child care expenses take a big bite out of working families' pocketbooks, and the Biden administration thinks it knows how to help.
The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) found that more 43.5 percent of child care workers, or 560,000 people, would benefit from the minimum wage being bumped to $15 per hour in the next four years.
What do we have to do to create a system of health care for mothers that mirrors well-child care?
We must listen to families—and help them achieve their aspirations for how best to care for their own kids and relieve the pressure that practically forces both parents into the workforce.
Here are a few big issues Americans—and especially working parents—should ask about before jumping on the bandwagon in support of Biden's plan.
The American Families Plan is expected to be funded by raising taxes on the nation's wealthiest 1 percent.
Rather than pushing both parents into the workforce and kids into daycare, government support for families should empower parents to choose the arrangement that's right for them.
Our son's first direct interaction with technology has been tremulous, pixelated images of his loved ones, along with their distant scratchy voices, emitting from a seven-inch screen.
Unlike other countries with advanced economies, U.S. support for child care is minimal. It harms our families, it harms our economy, and now we have a real opportunity to fix it.
Chris Smalls said that the TCOEW's demands include increased wages, medicare, childcare, and more.
Parents will need after-school child care in order to return to work.
These dangerous plans go against the advice of public health experts and economists alike, but perhaps the most glaring hole in them is a complete lack of accounting for child care.
We are here to support the parents in Compton who are working hard, and having a hard time. It helps me to help them.
Amid the pandemic, more than 40 states have shut down schools to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
The Colorado Department of Human Services has suspended the license of a day care center in Colorado Springs after they discovered 26 children hidden behind a false wall in the basement.
Having a child is "the single best predictor that a woman will end up in financial collapse," Warren wrote in a 2003 book with her daughter.
The same-sex couple got a phone call about an opening for their daughter, but then was told the Christian academy could not accept her.
In a win for women running for office, the Federal Election Commission ruled on Thursday that first-time candidate Liuba Grechen Shirley can use campaign funds for child care.
The teachers at the daycare reportedly thought it was OK because the hormone could be purchased over-the-counter.
Elvira Ortega, who runs an unlicensed daycare center, is accused of intentionally causing serious harm to the baby.