Child Care

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
New regulations could help keep kids safe
May 17, 2013

New HHS regulations could help keep kids safe.

Why America Never Had Universal Child Care
In 1971, a national day-care bill almost became law. Therein lies a story.
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
An investigation into the barely regulated, unsafe business of looking after our children
April 15, 2013

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