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13
Jul

Most ECE services continue to meet or exceed standards

  EXCERPTS Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand is pleased that more than 97% of licensed ECE services meet or exceed Ministry of Education standards. ‘We applaud the Ministry’s timely release of this data as it...
13
Jul

Most ECE services continue to meet or exceed standards

  EXCERPTS Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand is pleased that more than 97% of licensed ECE services meet or exceed Ministry of Education standards. ‘We applaud the Ministry’s timely release of this data as it...
13
Jul

B.C. pilot for $200-a-month child care gets 'overwhelming' response, says government

Program to convert 1,800 child-care spots in the province to $10 per day, starting in October   EXCERPTS A new B.C. government pilot program to offer parents $10-per-day childcare has...
13
Jul

Let’s not talk about family leave without talking about child care

  EXCERPTS Ivanka Trump testified before Congress regarding paid family leave. Paid family leave is an important start but it will not solve the challenges that most U.S. families have in caring for their children....
11
Jul

How do you make people have babies?

Description  More than half of the world's countries are not producing enough babies to offset the number of deaths. Presented in four segments comes a review of policies from around the globe that have been designed to...
11
Jul

Factors that support and hinder including infants with disabilities in child care

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10
Jul

An exploration of parental preferences for child care services in Canada

  This article explores parental preferences for child care service providers according to parents' high/low-income status. Results suggest that parents’ choices are influenced by staff, facilities, fees, programs, and...
10
Jul

People say they’re not having kids because it’s insanely expensive

EXCERPTS Have you ever thought to yourself, “Boy, I’d love to have a kid and fulfill my sole biological purpose on this planet, I just don’t have literally hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend raising and caring...
10
Jul

Adoptive parents call for same maternity leave and benefits biological mothers receive

  EXCERPTS A Calgary mother and the Member of Parliament for Calgary Shepard are working together to improve the maternal leave allowances offered to parents who adopt. “We have a petition right now that’s calling on...
10
Jul

The cost of child care is driving Americans away from parenthood

EXCERPTS American adults are having fewer kids—or foregoing parenthood entirely. A new survey conducted by Morning Consult for The New York Times sheds light on the dynamics behind the trend. The survey of 1,858 men and...

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