Day Care

An Obama Economist Explains How to Help Working Moms
September 22, 2014

A Q-and-A with White House adviser Betsey Stevenson.

You'll Never Guess What House Republicans Just Did
September 19, 2014

They passed a bill. A good one. That helps 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.

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.