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Is it safe — and ethical — to send your child to day care? 6.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Parents of Minnesota’s littlest learners are facing a dilemma: Do they continue sending their kids to child care during the COVID-19 pandemic? Minnesota’s stay-at-home order does not prohibit families from taking their kids to day care, but officials note that the goal is to keep providers open specifically for the children of emergency workers.
“How do we stay open?” Colorado child care providers struggle to keep up amid coronavirus crisis 26.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Childcare providers are struggling with whether they can do their duty and still pay the bills.
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Coronavirus: Frozen birthday party held on Zoom video chat app 23.3.2020 BBC: Technology
Thirty children took part in the virtual celebration for a self-isolated four-year-old.
Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: Testing criteria tightened, case count at 60 18.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The story of the virus’ spread in Minnesota continues to develop rapidly. In just one day, the state tightened its criteria for COVID-19 testing, limiting it to the most critical cases; allocated millions of dollars in emergency funding to address the pandemic; and opened its unemployment benefits to workers whose jobs have been affected by the pandemic.
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Many MN child care centers remain open, putting parents and workers in tough spot 18.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Whether to keep day cares open or order them to close is a lose-lose situation: Close child care centers and you leave families who can’t telecommute unable to find care for their young ones. Stay open and risk spreading the disease further.
When Your Primary Is in the Midst of a Pandemic 17.3.2020 Mother Jones
For the last few months, Abby McEntee, a preschool teacher from the Chicago suburb of Western Springs, has spent each of her Saturdays and Sundays crisscrossing Illinois’ 3rd District to knock doors on behalf of Marie Newman, the former marketing executive making her second attempt at unseating Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski, a moderate Democrat who has […]
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Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Guaranteed “Child Care and Pre-K for All” 24.2.2020
The plan would be paid for by inverting the massive tax giveaway lavished on the wealthy by President Donald ...
Utah animal sanctuary draws intrepid travelers looking for something different 24.2.2020 Raw Story
KANAB, Utah — During my three decades as a travel writer, this was the first time I had found myself in the doghouse. Literally. I was in the Puppy Pre-school at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary’s Dogtown, cuddling an affectionate pit bull mix named Challah. She was the last of her litter, and if there is […]
Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders releases plan for guaranteed ‘child care and Pre-K for all’ 24.2.2020 Raw Story
“We know that the first four years of a child’s life are the most important years of human development, so it is unconscionable that in the wealthiest country in the world, we do not properly invest in early childhood education.” Now running as the presumptive frontrunner in the Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders on […]
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Colorado K-12 education news in brief: New preschools opening, education bills advance, and more 22.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado State Board of Education directed Douglas County School District to close HOPE Online Elementary School at the end of the current school year.
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Duchess of Cambridge says 'amazing granny' inspires her parenting 15.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
The Duchess of Cambridge says she wants to pass on experiences with art, gardening and cooking.
House Democrats want to spend surplus on early childhood 14.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
House Democrats say some of Minnesota’s projected $1.3 billion in surplus money should go to early learning scholarships and child care providers.
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Legislative session that starts Tuesday could be light on accomplishments 9.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
There’s less pressure to be productive during this election-year legislative session, but be prepared to see plenty of grandstanding featuring a Republican-controlled Senate and DFL-controlled House.
Colorado K-12 education news in brief: Bills advance, partnership addresses teacher shortages, and more 8.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A new partnership among school districts, state agencies, colleges of education and others will attempt to recruit more Colorado residents into teaching.
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MN House Democrats seek more early childhood funding 7.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota House Democrats want to spend as much as $500 million of the state's projected $1.3 billion budget surplus on a one-time bump in spending on early childhood education and child care.
Sesame Street Teaches Kids the Letters 'LGBTQ' With Cross-Dressing Actor 31.1.2020 NewsBusters
PBS once provided children with happy thoughts of a fatherly Mr. Roger's talking to us about our day or adorable Ernie singing about his rubber ducky on Sesame Street. But for the LGBTQ movement, children's programming is just another opportunity to teach kids all the ways that it is a homosexual/transgender day in the ...
Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day 24.1.2020
Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day
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Kate launches childhood survey to help under-fives 22.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The Duchess of Cambridge meets children in Birmingham to mark the launch of her "five big questions".
4 education issues Minnesota lawmakers want to tackle in 2020 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Legislators who work on education issues are gearing up to address some of the most pressing problems they see facing Minnesota schools, including mental health, early childhood education, career and technical education and the opportunity gap.
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Denver Public Schools cuts some preschool classrooms due to enrollment, space concerns 15.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Parents who want to send their kids to pre-K in Denver Public Schools may need to take a second look at their options, as eight schools cut classrooms and two eliminated programs for three-year-olds.
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