Covering the Pandemic Child Care Crisis
By Andrea Eger
Panelists said the lack of access to child care and increasing prices put the biggest squeeze on working lower- and middle-class parents. In addition, the coronavirus outbreak has added health and safety concerns into the mix for parents of every socioeconomic group.
“It’s an economic issue for our society as a whole and especially women,” said Alycia Hardy, a policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy, an anti-poverty advocacy group in Washington. “Women are often the default parent when it comes to having to leave the workforce to care for children.”
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