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13
Feb

The Ford government should invest properly in child care

EXCERPTS So Toronto parents are No. 1 in the country. But it isn’t for anything that will bring them any pleasure. In fact, it’s cause for a lot of pain and expense. That’s because, once again, it’s been confirmed that...
13
Feb

Daycare should be affordable to all

EXCERPTS A new report on child-care fees contains mixed reviews of Manitoba and raises important questions about public policy. A closer look complicates the congratulatory confidence that Manitoba’s fees are among the...
13
Feb

A critical discourse analysis of Canada’s childcare policy choices through a children-centred lens

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12
Feb

Council advised to approve child care centre

Council advised to approve child care centre EXCERPTS City staff are recommending that council move forward to the final two readings of a zoning amendment that would allow a child care...
12
Feb

Cost of childcare soars with parents paying up to $200 a day

EXCERPTS Parents in Sydney are paying up to $200 a day for early childcare at some centres, prompting calls for a parliamentary inquiry into costs for new parents. High rental costs for centres, along with government...
12
Feb

Early childhood education now compulsory

EXCERPTS The government will this year start the ball rolling on making early childhood (ECD) compulsory for all children. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this in his 2019 State of the Nation address on Thursday. He...
12
Feb

UK Select Committee accuses UK ECEC system of "entrenching disadvantage"

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12
Feb

Cleaner classrooms and rising scores: With tighter oversight, head start shows gains

EXCERPTS JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — When federal officials inspected this city’s Head Start program five years ago, they found moldy classrooms, exposed wires, leaking sewage, a sagging roof and trash-strewn playgrounds...
12
Feb

Early childhood option added at University of Saskatchewan for future teachers

EXCERPTS University of Saskatchewan (USask) students will soon have the opportunity to enter the teaching profession with a specialized knowledge and understanding to work with young children. Starting in the 2019 fall...
08
Feb

Report: Vancouver still among most expensive cities for child care but new policies offer hope

The median cost of full-time, full-day child care in Vancouver last year was about $1,400 a month for an infant, $1,407 for a toddler, and $1,000 for a preschooler. EXCERPTS Vancouver...

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