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May'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 May 2021.


The Cincinnati Enquirer Opinion: Put high quality, affordable child care within reach

The Columbus Dispatch Letter to the editor: House bill to help more families get childcare a must for state budget

Opinion: Ohioans fifth-most unhealthiest people in nation, but does that have to remain the case?

Opinion: There are ways to help save moms from death by sepsis

Opinion: Having a child too often a life and death struggle in Ohio

Dayton Business Journal Montgomery County organization to pilot early childhood education program in Dayton

Dayton Daily News Expert: Pandemic exposed ‘child care dilemma’ in Dayton region, nationally

Gongwer Advocates Target Childcare Access, Postpartum Support In Budget

Push Continues For Child Care Access Expansion NBC 4 Columbus State’s infant mortality rate task force addressing racial disparity in child deaths

News 5 Cleveland Advocates working to address high infant, maternal mortality rates in Ohio

Northeast Ohio working moms want more state daycare assistance

Ohio Capital Journal Increases in infant health, reductions in youth prisons should be budget priorities, advocates say

Ready, Set, Soar Ohio Healthy Beginnings at Home

The Role of Doulas in Improving Birth Outcomes for Moms and Babies

New Mothers Need Health Coverage Longer Than 60 Days

Times Union Young farmers struggle with child care and health insurance - and that can threaten the future of family farms

The Toledo Blade Ohio urged to spend surplus on children, pregnant women

WOSU Public Media President Biden's Plan To Overhaul Child Care

Doulas Growing In Demand To Save Black Moms And Babies


The 74 Million As Early Ed Teachers Prepare for Fall, New Study Backs Efforts to Support Young Children’s Mental Health

CBS News U.S. faces widespread childcare shortage amid coronavirus pandemic

Increased monthly child tax credit payments to start in mid-July

CNBC The high cost of child care and lack of paid leave are holding back many working parents

Nearly 10 million children could get free or reduced-cost child care under new proposed legislation CNN Offices are reopening. For parents, that raises a childcare problem

Kaiser Family Foundation Medicaid Postpartum Coverage Extension Tracker Los Angeles Times Credit the pandemic with raising awareness of the importance of early childhood education

MarketWatch Opinion: Disruptions to child care and school had a profound impact on families during the pandemic

Ms. Magazine It’s Time to Build a Child Care System That Works For Everyone

The New York Times Policymakers Used to Ignore Child Care. Then Came the Pandemic.

A new coalition of 200 businesses will push fixes to the problems of child and elder care

Politico How much child care went up in your state

Reuters One key to getting women back to work post-pandemic: Childcare

Roll Call Congress, White House plan action on maternal health policies

USA Today Joe Biden looks to sell child care, education plan with state-specific pitches

The Washington Post There’s a massive child-care worker shortage and the market can’t fix it

Yahoo! News Watch: A conversation on the disparities in maternal health care


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