$1 billion in relief for America’s child care crisis
Mar 27, 2024

$1 billion in relief for America’s child care crisis

The latest government funding bill included a $1 billion boost for programs focused on child care and early childhood learning.

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Child care gets a boost in the new federal spending law, but advocates say it isn't enough

Mar 27, 2024
They say programs designed to help low-income families are only reaching a fraction of those eligible.
"We got this $1 billion increase that's going to help the [child care] programs that exist, but we need so much more," said the Century Foundation's Julie Kashen.
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The people purchasing stock of the Trump Media and Technology Group are likely buying shares out of loyalty to the former president rather than faith in it as a good long-term investment, argues the University of Florida's Jay Ritter.
"This is a small company that is not growing and is losing money hand over fist," said Jay Ritter of the University of Florida.
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