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Early educators are among the lowest paid in the U.S.

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

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

Netflix offers up to one year of paid parental leave

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

Your Wallet: The rising costs of childcare

Child care costs continue to rise in the U.S. We want to know how you cope.