Stories tagged: "childcare"


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Former Luzerne County Child Welfare Head Pleads Guilty in Backlog Case

The case involves reports of children who came to school hungry, a child burned in the face when their mother threw a cigarette out a car window, an adult telling children to kill themselves, and a 100-pound child still using a diaper.

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Senate Report: Childcare Providers Need $9 Billion to Keep Operating

The Joint Economic Committee says the lack of child care options for working parents during the pandemic is holding back the country's economic recovery.

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Childcare Isn’t Going to Be the Same After the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the already existing crisis in the American childcare industry. Here's how some providers are coping.