To woo workers, Kentucky made child care free for child care workers. It's been an effective way to keep child care centers open and staffed.
Now that federal emergency funding for child care has expired, daycares face difficult choices about how to operate with less.
Georgia's U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock introduced new legislation on Monday to boost the child care workforce by increasing access to early Head Start programs nationwide.
The pandemic was hard on working women, but they've come roaring back into the labor force. The share of working-age women who have jobs or want one hit an all-time high in June.
While the cost of care burdens American families like in no other wealthy country, caregivers here are paid worse than 98% of professions, leading to chronic workforce shortages and high turnover. That's according to an annual report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation published this week..
A new Pew Research Center report finds that in opposite-sex marriages in the U.S., women's financial contributions have grown, but they're still doing a larger share of housework and caregiving.
The administration is turning to semiconductors in the hopes of expanding affordable child care.
More states are moving to specialized managed-care contracts solely to handle medical and behavioral services for foster kids. But child advocates, foster parents, and even state officials say these and other care arrangements are shortchanging foster kids’ health needs.
ATLANTA — The first bill prefiled for the 2023 legislative session takes aim at one of the hottest political topics in Georgia, a law that bans abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy.
A nationwide affordable housing crisis has wreaked havoc on the lives of low-income families, like Louana Joseph’s in Atlanta, who are close to the brink. Their struggle to stay a step ahead of homelessness is often invisible.
Allyson Felix is the most decorated US track and field athlete in history. As she wraps up her last season, she focuses on supporting other athletes moms.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens wants to spend $20 million to improve and subsidize child care and preschool in the city.
Child care workers from outside the U.S. often buy health coverage through an agency. But those policies can have big gaps, critics warn. ACA plans are comprehensive and, with subsidies, can be cheap.
In the pandemic, child care has gotten the attention of policymakers like never before, and billions of dollars in emergency funds have stabilized the industry. Biden wants more.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn't looking to be president. She's looking for change, she tells NPR, which happens when we talk about our stories — from sexual harassment to child care troubles.