Child Care

  • Child Care May 31

    Parents Hoping to Get Back to Work Face a Child Care Crisis

    The coronavirus pandemic has created a staggering child care crisis that threatens to undermine the tentative reopening of the U.S. economy, forcing many parents to choose between work and looking after their kids

  • Florida May 25

    Special Needs Parents in Florida Can't Find Open Childcare Centers

    Arasay Peñate didn’t know what autism spectrum disorder was when she arrived in Little Havana from Cuba three years ago with her young son, who had trouble saying the word “mamá.” But since her son, now-4-year-old David Silva Jr. , was diagnosed with the condition, her plans of coming to Miami to study and get a good job became...

  • Bernie Sanders Feb 24

    Sanders Would Use Wealth Tax for Universal Child Care, Pre-K

    Bernie Sanders has joined fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren in proposing that a “wealth tax” can fiance government-funded child care from infancy through age 3 for every American family, then provide universal pre-kindergarten programs after that. Fresh off his win in Nevada, the Vermont senator called the nation’s child care and early education “an international embarrassment” while unveiling a plan Monday…

  • Child Care Jan 21

    Oh, Baby! 3 Steps to Prepare Your Finances for Your New Arrival

    If you think bringing a new human into the world is daunting, wait until you see what he or she will do to your budget. It will cost a middle-income married couple an average of $233,610 to raise a child from birth through age 17, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In fact, your child is costing...

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