Tag: Day Care Centers

Why New York’s Day Care Centers Are Going Broke

Last month, on behalf of the Day Care Council of New York, SeaChange, an organization that helps nonprofits manage their finances, examined city data to substantiate anecdotal reports of delayed payments that threatened to force more day care centers to shut down. By the end of the last fiscal year, in July, researchers found that […]

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Some Women Fear Giorgia Meloni’s Far-Right Agenda Will Set Italy Back

ROME — Being a woman, and mother, has been central to the political pitch of Giorgia Meloni, the hard-right politician who is likely to become Italy’s prime minister after elections on Sunday. She once ran for mayor seven months pregnant because she said powerful men had told her she couldn’t. Her most famous speech includes […]

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3-K for All? Adams Retreats From Expanding N.Y.C. Preschool Program.

New York City’s free universal prekindergarten program, widely regarded as Bill de Blasio’s signature policy achievement as mayor, proved so popular that he vowed to expand it quickly to include all 3-year-olds. But his successor, Mayor Eric Adams, is not nearly as committed to that goal. The Adams administration is now distancing itself from Mr. […]

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The End-of-Summer Child Care Crunch Is Here. I’m Not Amused.

According to Helms’s reporting, some counties simply defied the law in 2022, because educators want high schoolers in particular to have a more balanced school year, instead of a much shorter fall semester that ends after winter break. Starting earlier puts these high schools more in line with the community college schedule, which is important […]

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How to Protect Against Monkeypox as School Starts

As children around the country head back to school for the third time since the Covid-19 pandemic began, a different infectious disease is now spreading globally: monkeypox. Almost every single state and territory in the United States has reported cases of monkeypox, with more than 11,000 confirmed cases nationwide. And news of a day care […]

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