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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

In search of child care solutions, startups turn to home providers

by Rae Ellen Bichell Dec 2, 2019
Demand for child care is high and in some places, there are shortages. A number of startups believe the answer lies in in-home child care.
Tricia Shields organizes toys at the in-home child care center she just started in Parker, Colorado.
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In an effort to save money, day care centers in New England are forming purchasing groups

by Carrie Jung Oct 24, 2018
A pilot program is underway in Massachusetts, while New Hampshire already has 200 day care centers participating in its purchasing group program.
The Elizabeth Peabody House serves children and families in the Somerville, Massachusetts area.
Carrie Jung for Marketplace

In an effort to save money, day care centers in New England are forming purchasing groups

by Carrie Jung Oct 24, 2018
A pilot program is underway in Massachusetts, while New Hampshire already has 200 day care centers participating in its purchasing group program.
The Elizabeth Peabody House serves children and families in the Somerville, Massachusetts area.
Carrie Jung for Marketplace

How rising child care costs affect the workers taking care of your kids

by Donna Tam Aug 11, 2016
Politicians are touting reform to help parents pay for increasing child care costs. Childcare workers and early educators say they need those reforms as well.
Children play at a daycare facility in Germany. 
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Early educators are among the lowest paid in the U.S.

by Donna Tam Jul 7, 2016
A new report says child care workers and preschool teachers have median wages well below the rest of the workforce.
A new study says workforce policies are not effectively supporting early educators like child care workers and preschool teachers.
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In California, minimum wage boon can lead to child care costs

by Deepa Fernandes Dec 24, 2015
How minimum wage can help — and hurt — workers with children.

Netflix offers up to one year of paid parental leave

by Nova Safo Aug 5, 2015
The policy applies to both fathers and mothers.

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Your Wallet: The rising costs of childcare

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