October's Early Childhood Education in the News

Updated: Nov 26, 2021


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 October 2021.


OHIO NEWS


ABC 6 News

Lawmakers pushing for "bill of rights" for Ohio foster kids


The Canton Repository

Child care owner embraces her mission


The Cincinnati Enquirer

Opinion: Expanding and updating child care tax credit would benefit millions of employers, employees and families


Cincinnati Public Radio

Child care centers are facing a staffing crisis


Cleveland.com

To fight maternal mortality, Ohio Medicaid to extend women’s coverage to 12 months after they deliver babies


Letter to the editor: For many parents, economic opportunity starts with affordable child care


Op-ed: Child-care problems could become a health-care-staffing crisis


Columbus Business First

From the editor: Childcare shortfall undermining economic recovery


The Columbus Dispatch

Expanded Child Tax Credit should be made permanent, research says


Daycare centers still struggling to find workers almost two years into pandemic


Gongwer

Better Metrics At Core Of Children's Behavioral Health Group's Suggestions


Local 12 Cincinnati

Keeping the Promise: New data shows Cincinnati Preschool Promise program is working


Ohio Capital Journal

Congress has a plan for universal pre-K. Will states opt in?


Analysis: Child tax credit provides needed stability amid pandemic recovery


NBC 24 News

Ohio Governor's Imagination Library expands to bring more books to Toledo


News 5 Cleveland

Cleveland City Council receives proposed ARPA funding recommendations for housing, mitigating lead exposure


Limited access to day care curtails rebound employment rates


Star Beacon

Area child care centers struggling to staff up


The Times Leader

Grant boosts lead paint exposure screening efforts for Ohio babies


WHIO TV

Registration open for Public Health’s infant safe sleep event in Montgomery County


WKBN

Ohio senator says supply chain issue includes wages, work conditions and child care


WOSU

$262 Million In Federal Pandemic Aid Allocated For Ohio Schools And Childcare


NATIONAL NEWS


The Associated Press

Exacerbated by pandemic, child care crisis hampers economy


Axios

Child care economics weigh on the recovery


Bloomberg Law

EPA Launches Lead Exposure Effort to Help Vulnerable Communities


Meet the childcare workers who love their jobs but are quitting over low pay and stressful conditions


The Boston Globe

Parents pay a small fortune for child care. So why are so many providers struggling?


Business Insider

Biden's Commerce Secretary demands higher pay for childcare workers. 'Our economy cannot run without these women.'


3 ways to fix the vicious cycle that's disrupting childcare and making the labor shortage worse


CBS News

America's child care crisis: Parents struggle as facilities close nationwide due to staffing shortage


Can we fix America's child care crisis? States implement solutions to avert disaster


Center for American Progress

Investing in Home Care and Early Childhood Educators Has Outsize Impacts on Employment


CLASP

Make Child Care More Affordable: States Should Use Relief Funds to Increase Income Eligibility


CNBC

An investment in child care would help lift some Latina women out of poverty, analysis finds


CNN Politics

Negotiators near agreement on key Biden priorities expanding child care and universal pre-K


Entrepreneur

Family farms are struggling with two hidden challenges: health insurance and child care


First Five Years Fund

Families in Rural Communities Face Acute Child Care Challenges


POTUS, VP, and FLOTUS Hit the Road for Child Care and Preschool in the Build Back Better Act


Forbes

Tying Together Child Care Benefits With Employee Retention


The Hechinger Report

Opinion: Home-based child care providers deserve better pay, working conditions and respect


Opinion: One way to make universal preschool a reality — Head Start for all


The Hill

Opinion: Families can't wait: We must address the child care supply gap today


Los Angeles Times

A child-care crisis is keeping women out of the workforce for longer


Marketplace

Why there's a child care shortage, and how parents are coping


Hire by hire, child care centers chip away at labor shortage


Day care providers struggle to compete with rising wages


NBC News

Future of child tax credit may be foggy, but its benefits are growing clearer


The New York Times

How Other Nations Pay for Child Care. The U.S. Is an Outlier.


Moms Are Back to Work, But Child Care Resources Are ‘Laughable’


When Child Care Costs Twice as Much as the Mortgage


Is Child Care A Public Responsibility?


Opinion: Why Is Raising a Child in the United States So Hard?


NPR

1 in 3 working families is struggling to find the child care they desperately need


Pediatricians say the mental health crisis among kids has become a national emergency


Day care for disabled children requires better funding, parents and experts say.


POLITICO

Democrats defend their child care plan against unexpected attack


PBS Newshour

Biden promotes investments in child care to help working families


Roll Call

Child care funds likely spared the budget ax other programs face


San Francisco Chronicle

Black maternal mortality rates are a national embarrassment. Doulas can help The Washington Post

Op-ed: Government funding is critical to raise wages for child-care workers


Why child-care workers are quitting


Op-ed: Unless Congress acts, only the rich will be able to afford child care


US News & World Report

Child Care Providers Say They Can't Access Relief Money


USA Today

'Crisis level': Child care providers grapple with a worker shortage as federal relief is slow to help


The Wall Street Journal

Millions of Workers Stay Home to Watch Young Children as Daycares Struggle


WHYY

Underlying all the labor shortages? A ‘crisis’ in the child care sector creating a vicious cycle for working parents


Yahoo! Finance

Child care woes leave small biz 'struggling to get people in' as job growth fizzles


Why Child Care Still Plays a Significant Role in Getting Parents Back to Work


Yahoo! News

‘One paycheck away from losing everything’: Why the child care crisis is especially hard for Black mothers

 

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