Many child care facilities remain closed. Who will watch kids as parents return to work?

May 27, 2020

PBS NewsHour

Who will care for the children of working parents when they return to their jobs, if schools and many child care providers remain closed? The CARES Act allocated $3.5 billion to support child care programs, but a national organization says many providers have yet to receive any funding. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Oregon, where a shortage of child care slots preceded the pandemic.

This story includes an interview with CCAoA Executive Director Lynette M. Fraga, Ph.D.

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Topics: Media Mention

Written by CCAoA