What We're Reading: January 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 January 2022.


OHIO NEWS

The Center for Community Solutions

New Data Shows Ohio Children at Lowest Poverty Rate in 20 Years


Cincinnati CityBeat

Ohio Parents at "Breaking Point" with Child Care Stress During Pandemic


Cleveland.com

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library leads to higher kindergarten readiness in Cleveland, report finds


Cleveland Scene

Advocates Say Ohio Parents at "Breaking Point" With Child Care Stress During Pandemic


Dayton Daily News

Changes in state child-care system aim to reduce burden on providers


FOX19 Cincinnati

Pandemic, childcare issues remain stressors for some Ohio parents, poll finds


Groundwork Ohio

Mayor Andrew Ginther: Child Care and Early Education is Key to a Full and Equitable Recovery


Quality Early Childhood Education: A 21st Century Business, Workforce, and Economic Issue


Gongwer

ODJFS Announces Step Up To Quality Changes In Wake Of Veto


Ideastream Public Media

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library helps ready children for Kindergarten, according to new study


Ironton Tribune

ODJFS announces improvements to step up to Quality Child Care Program


Ohio Capital Journal

Opinion: What’s at stake for families as the monthly child tax credit payment ends?


Public News Service

Child Care Crisis: Ohio Parents at "Tipping Point"


Ready, Set, Soar Ohio

Bridging the Gaps for Babies and Families


WKYC

Education Station: Early childhood education enrollment declines amid COVID


WOSU

Ohio's 'Step Up To Quality' Child Care Program Makes Improvements


NATIONAL NEWS

The Associated Press

Omicron surge vexes parents of children too young for shots


The Boston Globe

‘Really demoralizing and operationally very, very hard’: Child care providers try to stay open in COVID surge


The Center for American Progress

Only Bold Action From Congress Will Solve the Child Care Crisis


CNBC

Nearly 4 million kids could fall into poverty this month after end of tax credit payments, study says


CNN Business

Child care workers are vanishing and it's hurting the entire economy


The Conversation

About 1 in 3 child care workers are going hungry


Forbes

Early Learning Programs Are Key To Labor Market Participation And A Stronger U.S. Economy


The Hechinger Report

In-home child care could be solution for rural working parents


The Hill

Opinion: For the sake of the economy, child care must be built back better


NBC News

Giving low-income families cash can help babies’ brain activity


Opinion: As students go back to school and Senate goes back to session, it's time for universal pre-K


The New York Times

Child Tax Credit’s Extra Help Ends, Just as Covid Surges Anew


No Shots, No Day Care: Parents of Kids Under 5 Stuck in Grueling Limbo


Opinion: I See Signs of Despair From Parents of Kids Under 5


Cash Aid to Poor Mothers Increases Brain Activity in Babies, Study Finds


NPR

A Pediatrician’s Advice to Parents of Kids Under 5 on Omicron


Child care is getting more support from some private companies


Single parents are balancing work and child care, all while dealing with uncertainty


The omicron variant is wreaking havoc at day care centers


Vaccinate and test. That advice isn't much help to parents who have kids under 5.


Parents and caregivers of young children say they've hit pandemic rock bottom


Pew Charitable Trusts

Community Partnerships Are Critical to Improving Maternal, Infant Health


Federal Aid Is Propping Up Child Care. It Isn't a Long-Term Fix.


Slate

The Agony of Parents With Kids Under 5


USA Today

America leads wealthy countries in maternal deaths. Our local data could change that.


Vox

The parents of the youngest children are not okay


Can giving parents cash help with babies’ brain development?


Wall Street Journal

Monthly Child-Tax-Credit Payments Cease, Ending Cushion for Family Budgets


Yahoo! News

Manchin returns to Build Back Better negotiations with climate, child care demands

 

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