One result of the ongoing staff shortage is that parents may have trouble finding daycare slots for their kids.
The pandemic has shown that child care in the U.S. isn’t working. Most early childhood caregivers and teachers don’t earn a living wage.
Those who work outside the home must often rely on family or pay for help to supervise kids.
Finding child care in California, especially for infants, is getting harder to do. The number of licensed home day cares has steeply declined in the state with thousands closing the last decade. Since 2008, the state has seen a 26 percent decline in the number of these small businesses, according to a recent report from […]