What We're Reading: April 2022

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 2022.


OHIO NEWS


10TV

Ohio mother says access to healthcare coverage may have saved her life after suffering from postpartum heart failure


Cincinnati Enquirer

Opinion: The pandemic has shattered our regions child care system


Cleveland.com

Opinion: High mortality rate is gaping hole in Cuyahoga County’s mirage of medical excellence


The Columbus Dispatch

Democrats introduce bill to mandate universal Pre-K for all Ohio children


Opinion: The alarming number of Black baby deaths here must be stopped


Dayton Daily News

More new Ohio moms can get Medicaid coverage for a year postpartum


Groundwork Ohio

Laying the Groundwork: Early Learning Access and Quality


Franklin County RISE: A Historic Investment in Young Children, Early Educators, and Families


The Newark Advocate

Granville Township childcare center struggles without utilities, financial help


Ready, Set, Soar Ohio

Project Ujima: Building Community to Support Pregnant Women and New Moms


Best Practices: When Teen Moms Have Babies


Who is Village of Healing?


Promoting Healthy Moms and Babies by Addressing Housing Instability


Bold Leadership is Critical to Improve Black Maternal Health


WDTN

One lawmaker’s plan to bring universal pre-K to Ohio


WHIO

New bill looks to establish universal Pre-K for all Ohio children


WKRC

Report: Ohio foster care outcomes some of the worst in the nation


WOSU

Early childhood education in Ohio


NATIONAL NEWS


The American Prospect

The American Rescue Plan’s Child Care Test Run


CBS News

Struggles in the child care industry


Education Week

Babies Are Saying Less Since the Pandemic: Why That’s Concerning


First Five Years Fund

Voter Support for Child Care Rivals Drug Pricing, Climate & Energy in Reconciliation


Forbes

Poverty Impedes Children’s Education Long Before They Enter The Classroom — Here’s How We Can Change That


Fortune

Childcare is a benefit that can save working parents at their breaking point. Good luck finding it


FOX Business

COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on child care industry


The Hechinger Report

The child care worker shortage is reaching crisis proportions nationally. Could Milwaukee provide the answer?


Inside Philanthropy

What We Learned From a Deep Dive Into Funding for Early Childhood Education


Kaiser Family Foundation

A Look at Key Maternal and Infant Health Disparities Among Black People


National Governors Association

Governors’ Top Priorities For Supporting Children And Families In 2022 State Of The State Addresses


Help Wanted: Building A Pipeline To Address The Children’s Mental Health Provider Workforce Shortages


NPR

The child tax credit was a lifeline. Now some families are falling back into poverty


Roll Call

Lawmakers, advocates hopeful for more bills to curb maternal deaths


TIME

As American Workers Return to the Office, Democrats Push to Address the Lack of Affordable Childcare


Today Show

One mom's struggle to have a baby shines a light on the Black maternal health crisis


The Washington Post

Five myths about the child welfare system

 

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