On Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation authorizing family childcare providers who receive state subsidies to bargain collectively. The legislation would also allow providers to negotiate collectively with health insurance companies for lower cost coverage, and could affect up to 40,000 family childcare providers in the state. More background here.
The Administration for Children and Families is seeking public input on strategies to improve access to quality, affordable childcare in the United States.
Early childhood programs are more segregated by race/ethnicity than public elementary schools.
It’s in the 90’s today in D.C. but they tell me fall is coming. That means it’s almost time for stuffed acorn squash.
–Guest post by Sara Mead