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29
Jul

Rapid review: What is the specific role of daycares and schools in COVID-19 transmission?

Excerpted from executive summaryBackground
29
Jul

A feminist economic recovery plan for Canada: Making the economy work for everyone

Excerpted from the introduction As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the devastating toll on lives and economic well-being is already starkly apparent. In Canada, the COVID-19 crisis has had disproportionate...
28
Jul

Australia's childcare centres struggle to pay up to $9,000 for Covid-19 cleaning

One-size-fits-all approach for sector puts not-for-profits in jeopardy, union warns EXCERPTS The not-for-profit early childcare education sector is struggling to pay up to $9,000 for deep...
28
Jul

UK: COVID-19 & children's play

EXCERPTSSummary This note has been prepared at the request of the Play Safety Forum1 including, notably, Play England, Play Scotland, Play Wales and PlayBoard Northern Ireland. The purpose isto summarise emerging...
28
Jul

How the child care crisis will distort the economy for a generation

The economic toll of the collapse of the child system will be felt for 20-30 years, says Betsey Stevenson. EXCERPTS Schools across the U.S. are closed because of the coronavirus, and unlikely...
28
Jul

Child care is broken. Biden has a plan to fix it.

But it might come too late to help some providers in the pandemic. EXCERPTS As Covid-19 runs rampant across California, sickening hundreds of thousands of people, Rosa Carreño’s day care in...
28
Jul

Elizabeth Warren: To fight the pandemic, here’s my must-do list

The Senate needs to act now. There is no time to waste. EXCERPTS Americans stayed at home and sacrificed for months to flatten the curve and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. That gave...
28
Jul

California allowing kids in classrooms for day care

EXCERPTS While most California school districts are planning only virtual instruction to start the academic year, some are offering child care programs that will bring students into the same buildings that are off-...
28
Jul

Millennials and Gen Z want affordable child care: findings from Next100

The parents of today and generations of tomorrow agree that child care is a top priority. EXCERPTS Child care has quietly been the backbone of our communities and economy, but the recent...
28
Jul

We can’t recover from COVID-19 without a childcare plan that works for families

Affordable, accessible child-care isn’t a pipe dream. We have plenty of evidence that when there’s the political will, there’s a way. EXCERPTS For months now, parents have been doing the...

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