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Many parents, like those in rural areas or working nontraditional hours, have unique needs for child care.
As states roll out new training initiatives for home-based providers, they also seek to learn more about their goals and needs.
With $5.7 billion, the federal government could quintuple the amount it spends on job training programs for youth.
Interviews with child care providers show how they help low-income parents stay employed.
The Puerto Rico Department of Education closed nearly a quarter of its 865 schools this past summer, prompted largely by postdisaster population decline.
One can take varying approaches to identify areas most in need of new preschools.
Communities need to understand the characteristics of infants, toddlers, and their families to tailor programs that serve them.
If Congress adopted the administration’s funding priorities, federal spending on children would be 6 percent lower over the next 10 years.
The recent congressional budget deal will substantially increase funding for the Child Care and Development Fund.
Amid strikes to protest low wages for teachers, pay disparities within the education workforce shouldn't be overlooked.

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