Child Care

  • Child Care Feb 26

    California Governor Seeks Overhaul of Child Care

    Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to consolidate the state’s confusing array of child care programs that are run by multiple state agencies to make getting the services easier for for low-income parents of young kids. But the first-term Democratic governor’s proposal — which would spend up to $10 million a year to create a new Department of Early Childhood Development —…

  • Bernie Sanders Feb 24

    Sanders Would Use Wealth Tax for Universal Child Care, Pre-K

    Bernie Sanders has joined fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren in proposing that a “wealth tax” can fiance government-funded child care from infancy through age 3 for every American family, then provide universal pre-kindergarten programs after that. Fresh off his win in Nevada, the Vermont senator called the nation’s child care and early education “an international embarrassment” while unveiling a plan Monday…

  • Child Care Jan 21

    Oh, Baby! 3 Steps to Prepare Your Finances for Your New Arrival

    If you think bringing a new human into the world is daunting, wait until you see what he or she will do to your budget. It will cost a middle-income married couple an average of $233,610 to raise a child from birth through age 17, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In fact, your child is costing...

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