Many working parents were already struggling. Then the pandemic hit.
It's up to states to decide if teachers qualify as frontline essential workers, given that they're able to work remotely.
Those who work outside the home must often rely on family or pay for help to supervise kids.
Workers have learned to negotiate faulty Wi-Fi, toddler potty breaks, and remote school.
The ballot measure passed at a time when women are leaving the workforce due to a lack of child care.
A new report quantifies the cost of women pulling back from work to care for kids during the pandemic.
Pulling back from work can put parents behind indefinitely on their career tracks.
It could leave them vulnerable to layoffs, stalled careers and lower pay for years to come, new studies find.