Child Care

The Most Optimistic Theory Possible About President Hillary Clinton's Agenda
June 16, 2015

Would a Republican-controlled Congress let anything pass? Well...

Child Care Isn't Just a Personal Problem. It's an Economic One, Too.
May 14, 2015

Why the government should subsidize day care for millions of American families.

I'm Insanely Jealous of Sweden's Work-Family Policies. You Should Be, Too.
June 22, 2014

The US ranks LAST in government-supported time off for parents. That needs to change.

Pelosi's Plan to Put Work-Family Issues on Washington's Agenda
July 18, 2013

Nancy Pelosi and a handful of Democratic colleagues plan to unveil a new policy agenda on Thursday afternoon.

Obama Takes on the Hell of American Day Care
May 17, 2013

New HHS regulations could help keep kids safe.

Why America Never Had Universal Child Care
April 24, 2013

Following The New Republic's recent blockbuster day-care story, a historian describes a 1971 effort to create a national child-care program–and the backlash that ensued. 

The Hell of American Day Care
April 15, 2013

An investigation into the barely regulated, unsafe business of looking after our children.