April'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 April 2021.


OHIO NEWS


Cleveland.com

COVID has ravaged Cuyahoga County childcare enrollment, availability


UH Parma Child Care Center’s pandemic efforts lead to top rating in state’s Step Up To Quality initiative


Columbus Dispatch

Opinion: Resolution declaring racism a public health crisis would address problems and their root causes


Gongwer

New Member Profile: Children's Issues An Early Focus For Rep. White



Push To Expand Child Care Eligibility Continues



Child Care Expansion A Workforce Issue, Proponents Say



Senators Talk Need For Quality Child Care Ahead Of Budget Deliberations


Groundwork Ohio

Ohio Leaders Voice Support for Bill to Expand Access to Child Care


Hannah

What ARP Means for Ohio: Advocates Hope $1B-Plus Child Care Funding Will Go to Expand Eligibility


Health Policy News

Many pregnant women with low incomes lose insurance coverage after giving birth, study finds


Highland County Press

Child care touted as critical infrastructure issue


Idea Stream

COVID's Effect On Pre-K Learning And Efforts To Grow Classrooms Post-Pandemic


Pandemic May Provide A Chance To Rethink Early Learning In Ohio


Journal News

Warren commissioner suggests using new rescue plan funding to help with childcare costs


Newark Advocate

O'Neill: Investing in childcare supports our workforce, now and for the future


News 5 Cleveland

Here's how the White House's infrastructure plan could impact Ohio


Study: Waning pandemic could still create new child care deserts in Cuyahoga County


Ohio Capital Journal

Child care touted as critical infrastructure issue


Public News Service

Keeping Ohio Kids Safe a Shared Responsibility


WCPO

Fewer southwest Ohio child care providers are accepting vouchers from low-income families


WDTN

Sinclair College expands early childhood education center services for student-parents


WFMJ

Governor DeWine signs Ohio transportation budget


WKSU

Preschool Education is Changing After COVID-19 Caused Enrollment to Drop

Learning Curve


NATIONAL NEWS


American Academy of Pediatrics

Community Health Workers in Home Visits and Asthma Outcomes


Baby Gaga

1-In-3 Women Lack Medicaid Coverage Before & After Pregnancy


BCTV.ORG

American Rescue Funding to Rescue the Child Care Industry


Bipartisan Policy Center

The Effects of the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit on Child Care Affordability


CBS News

Biden eyes tax hike on wealthy to fund child care


CNBC

Biden tax plan could save some families nearly $15,000 a year on child care


CNN Politics

White House releases $39 billion in relief funds to keep child care providers afloat


First Five Years Fund

Report Details Long-Term Impact of Child Care Shortages on Parental Workforce Participation


CCDBG COVID-19 Relief Funding At-a-Glance


Letter Urges Support for ECE Apprenticeships as Senate HELP Committee Considers Workforce Development


President Biden Seeks Important Funding Increases for Early Learning & Care Programs in FY2022


Child Care for Working Families Act Re-Introduced in Congress


National Report Examines State Preschool Policies in 2019-2020, Including Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic


New Report Examines Impact of Major Investment in Child Care on Family Economics, Women’s Labor Participation


Vice President Harris Announces $39 Billion in Child Care Relief Going to States


Bipartisan House Hearing Examines the Essential Role of Child Care and Paid Leave for Women


American Families Plan Includes Historic Support and Reforms for the Nation’s Early Learning & Child Care System


As Congress Crafts Jobs and Infrastructure Package, Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal Unveils Historic Investment in Child Care and Early Learning


Governors From Across The Nation Highlight The Critical Need For Child Care


U.S. Senate HELP Committee Holds Bipartisan Hearing on Strengthening the Child Care Sector


Georgetown University

Advancing Postpartum Coverage in Medicaid: Waiver or SPA?


Harvard Business Review

Childcare Is a Business Issue


Health Affairs

Post-ACA, More Than One-Third Of Women With Prenatal Medicaid Remained Uninsured Before Or After Pregnancy


Hechinger Report

OPINION: Child care is just as important as preschool


The Hill

Child care advocates seek to lock down $25 billion in new federal funding


The Lilly

The pandemic devastated home-based child care: ‘I don’t know how we bounce back’


Marketplace

A year into COVID, child care issues still affect mothers’ employment


MarketWatch

Americans want more affordable child care options — Republican voters included


Military Times

This is what the pandemic taught us about military child care


NAEYC

NAEYC Statement on the American Families Plan


New York Times

Biden Will Seek Tax Increase on Rich to Fund Child Care and Education


NPR

Democrats Outline 'Care Infrastructure' Plan, With Paid Leave And Child Care


Rapid-EC

A Year in the Life of a Pandemic What We’ve Learned Listening to Family Voice


USA Facts

How has COVID-19 affected mothers in the workforce? 15% of all young women with kids are not working because of childcare, compared to 2% of men


USA Today

The child care industry collapsed during COVID-19, so Biden's giving it $39B from the stimulus


Vox

One weird trick to fix our broken child care system


How Biden’s infrastructure plan could leave child care behind


Washington Post

After falling off the ‘benefits cliff,’ this mom decided to build a child-care safety net

White House closes in on ‘families plan’ spending proposal centered on child care, pre-K, paid leave

The White House

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces American Rescue Plan Funding to Rescue the Child Care Industry so the Economy Can Recover


Vice President Harris Hosts a White House Roundtable on Black Women’s Maternal Health


Fact Sheet: The American Families Plan


Zero to Three

5 Critical Needs for Babies in COVID-19


The State of Child Care for Babies: The Need to Do Better for Our Youngest Children


ZERO TO THREE Welcomes Introduction of American Families Plan

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