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June's Early Childhood Education in the News

Each month, Groundwork Ohio reads the latest and greatest resources on early education and health from a wide variety of sources. Below is a compilation of the most important articles we have read throughout June 2021.


10TV Child care centers worried as Ohio Senate prepares to vote on funding program

Akron Beacon Journal Senators should embrace, not destroy, initiatives like Step Up to Quality

Associated Press Senate budget plan would end Ohio day care quality mandate

Canton Repository Who deserves COVID-19 hero pay? State lawmakers split over who could qualify for $1,000 checks

The Cincinnati Enquirer Opinion: Office will improve outcomes for youth

Opinion: Ohio cannot abandon kids who need child care

Cincinnati Public Radio Childcare Advocates And Lawmakers Debate Childcare Grading System Ohio Senate budget proposal includes changes for child care centers

Editorial: Ohio Senate’s attempt to defang acclaimed child-care ratings should not stand

Column: Gov. DeWine’s veto pen may be all that stands in the way of vindictive Senate budget proposals

Governor DeWine and Ohio EPA launch pipe removal project for Cleveland daycares

Cleveland Scene Report Suggests Ohio Child Well-Being Gains Could Decline

The Columbus Dispatch Republican lawmakers want to rewrite how Ohio grades child care providers

Opinion: Senators want to throw away years of progress by stepping away from quality child care

Editorial: Lawmakers on verge of throwing Ohio's children out with the bathwater in bad child-care proposal

Opinion: Rolling back child care quality system would be major mistake

Nationwide Children's aims to boost health by improving homes in Columbus neighborhoods

Dayton 24/7 Now Ohio programs work to care for infants, mothers, affected by Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Dayton Daily News Budget proposal leads to battle over child care quality rules

State lawmakers shouldn’t gut Step Up to Quality

Gongwer Groups Push Back On Senate Child Care Revisions

Groundwork Ohio Ohioans Urge Senate to Restore Step Up to Quality

Senate Budget Deals Devastating Blow to Ohio’s Child Care System, Undercuts Early Learning Workforce

Expanding Access to Quality Child Care in Ohio Generates a Whopping 10% Return on Public Investment

Ideastream Sens. Brown, Portman Back Legislation To Increase Lead Screenings For Kids

Cuyahoga County Infant Mortality Dropped To Lowest Rate In 30 Years In 2020

Knox Pages Sherrod Brown: We must protect Ohio's kids from lead poisoning Mahoning Matters Leaders of Ohio Children's Services repeat pleas for funding boost

Ohio Capital Journal Child care leaders ‘outraged’ at state Senate’s removal of quality system in budget proposal

Statehouse News Bureau Senate Budget Cuts Star-Rating Program For Child Care Providers Coalition Supports Child Care Program For Accountability

WCPO Cincinnati Lawmakers, parents, daycares at odds over childcare grading system


Barron’s Kids’ Mental Health Can’t Wait for Next Year

Bloomberg The Latest Pandemic Supply Shock: Child Care Workers

CBS News 2021 Child Tax Credit: Here's who will get up to $1,800 per child in cash — and who will need to opt out

Center for American Progress Millions of Families Are Struggling to Address Child Care Disruptions

The Center for Law and Social Policy 10 Things to Know about the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Child Trends Child Poverty Increased Nationally During COVID, Especially Among Latino and Black Children

A Demographic Comparison Between the Listed Home-Based Early Care and Education Workforce and Children in their Care

Fatherly How Doulas Can Help Improve The Black Infant Mortality Rate Crisis First Five Years Fund U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls for Greater Support and Investments for Child Care to Spur Economic Recovery

As America Recovers from the Pandemic, Data Shows Child Care Remains a Major Challenge for Working Parents

Hechinger Report One year later, child care closures aren’t as bad as feared— but long-term issues still loom

The Hill Child care is holding workers back in this recovery

Ms. Magazine To Build Back Better with Women, Invest in Child Care

New America Valuing Home and Child Care Workers NBC News Thousands of young children lost parents to Covid. Where's help for them?

U.S. News & World Report Why We’ve Declared a State of Emergency for Children’s Mental Health

USA Today Parents desperately need child care. But day cares are struggling to retain workers.

COVID exposes dire need for child care and paid leave. Give families help, not nostalgia.

The Wall Street Journal Biden Administration Says Child-Care Assistance Will Help Economy Grow


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