child-care

COMMENTARY

Roads and bridges aren’t enough. For a strong economy, we need to invest in ‘care’ infrastructure | Opinion

BY: - July 21, 2021

If quality child care is unaffordable, unavailable, or unreliable, parents can’t take the jobs that employers are desperate to fill.

Wolf announces $51M in assistance to child care providers

BY: - May 20, 2020

The funds, designated for eligible, licensed providers, are intended to cover costs associated with reopening as counties move into the yellow phase of COVID-19 mitigation. 

New Pa. database tries to connect frontline COVID-19 responders to child care providers

BY: - March 27, 2020

The interactive map, which was published on the Department of Human Services website on Friday, catalogues the 700 child care providers that have been granted waivers to operate since Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all schools and day care centers to shutter on March 17. 

Childcare providers seek $100M in aid to ride out COVID-19 pandemic

BY: - March 24, 2020

The money would help centers that rely on tuition payments maintain their payroll and overhead costs until the COVID pandemic abates.

COMMENTARY

It’s time to make childcare affordable for everyone – not just a select few | Opinion

BY: - April 9, 2019

Childcare, especially for infants, is an integral part of early childhood development.

COMMENTARY

Is Congress about to make child care more affordable? 5 questions answered | Analysis

BY: - March 3, 2019

Working class families have struggled for years to afford quality child care. Could the newly proposed Child Care for Working Families Act make a difference? A child care policy scholar weighs in.

Pennsylvania is a pretty good place to raise a baby, new report finds

BY: - February 28, 2019

Pennsylvania is making progress at encouraging strong families, and becoming a state where infants and toddlers can grow up in good health and encounter positive early learning experiences, a new report has found. The Keystone State is listed among 13 states, including neighboring New Jersey and Ohio, that are “improving outcomes” when it comes to raising […]