Free universal preschool is finally arriving in states like California, thanks to ballooning budget surpluses. But for child cares already dealing with staffing shortages, the timing couldn’t be worse. SACRAMENTO, Calif.
This past March marked the two-year anniversary of unprecedented and necessary actions to stop the spread of Covid-19. Now, as we contemplate how to live with and move beyond the virus, it is time to focus on recovery, especially for those most impacted by the pandemic.
Child care workers were more likely than the typical American worker to die of COVID in 2020, according to new research. Among over 1 million child care workers, 405 died from COVID in 2020, the study found, using data from nearly every state.
California State University, Los Angeles has received a $300,000 grant to improve the success of student transfers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM fields).
Updated June 3, 2022, 12:11 a.m. ETJune 3, 2022, 12:11 a.m. ETDaily Covid BriefingVideoDr. Ashish Jha, the White House Covid-19 response coordinator, said preparations are contingent on federal regulatory action.CreditCredit...
Since February, CQEL has sponsored and supported SB-976, the Universal Preschool Act, in coalition with childcare and family advocacy groups. The bill will bring massive support to children, families, and providers.
Parents of the world, unite! OK, so Dana Suskind's call to arms doesn't have quite that revolutionary zeal. But it comes close.
More than eight million of the 28 million children in that age group in the United States have received two vaccine shots.
Amid the deepening child care crisis, two Democratic senators, Patty Murray of Washington and Tim Kaine of Virginia, are joining forces to push a scaled-back version of the ambitious child care program that was part of President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” legislation, as HuffPost reported
Package includes direct payments to help address costs of rising inflation and past-due water and utility bills, free public transit, money for health care workers, middle-class health care subsidies, and waiving child care fees for families SACRAMENTO – As people throughout the country face inc