Child Care

The Brian Lehrer Show

When Child Support Becomes a 'Debtor’s Prison'

Friday, April 17, 2015

Estimates put the number of people incarcerated for unpaid child support at roughly 50,000, and this disproportionately affects African-American men.

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The Takeaway

California Keeps Parents in the Dark on Child Care

Monday, January 26, 2015

More than a million children attend day care or preschool programs in California, but it's nearly impossible for parents to access state records on the quality of these programs. 



City Council Funds for Child Care Means More Control Over Programs

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The city's budget agreement Monday not only restores funds for child care, it also gives the city council more control over which centers will continue to stay open. This could mean good news for several organizations who failed to win city contracts through a new selection process.

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Poor in Wealthy Neighborhoods Miss Out on Services: Report

Monday, April 16, 2012

As the city targets where to keep subsidized child care and after school programs, public housing developments in wealthy neighborhoods are getting overlooked, according to a report by United Neighborhood Houses.

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Protesters Urge Mayor to Spare Programs for Children

Monday, March 05, 2012

Parents, City Council members and Bill de Blasio, the city’s public advocate, gathered in front of City Hall on Monday to protest proposed cuts to child care and after-school programs. One parent said, “I can’t be there when that bell rings at 2:45.”

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New York City Child Care

Monday, April 11, 2011

Andrea Anthony, Executive Director of the Day Care Council of New York, explains New York City's public child care system and Mayor Bloomberg's proposed cuts to child care services.

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: Diapers

Saturday, June 23, 2001

Critic Philip Nobel talks about his recent initiation into the shockingly complex world of diaper design.