A new report warns that the looming withdrawal of pandemic-era aid for childcare could hurt children and families.
Already, child care inflation is running nearly double the rate of overall inflation.
But having some students on a different schedule comes with challenges both societal and economic.
Nearly a third of parents don’t know their schedule more than two weeks in advance, and more than 25% need child care outside of traditional work hours.
The state is awarding $25 million in grants to get more women into construction apprenticeships that can lead to high-paying jobs.
Staffing shortages and high turnover have dogged the early education and child care field for years. The pandemic has made them acute issues.
A new study finds that more women in the workforce — and fewer roadblocks to their success — could grow the global economy significantly by boosting productivity.
Child care is critical if more parents are going to return to work.
The worker-owned co-op shut down in the spring due to staffing shortages. It reopened by raising wages and tuition.
That's a big reason why so many women remain on the sidelines of the labor market.