Weekly News: ECE and More – 3.10.21

March 9, 2021

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» A $39 Billion Lifeline for American Child Care (POLITCO)


In this article, POLITICO examines the positive impact the American Recovery Plan could have on children, families, and child care providers if passed.

» The Great COVID Child Care Awakening (Romper)

In this article, Romper explores how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the critical need for, and importance of, child care.

» Four Ways to Rebuild a Better Early Ed System (Hechinger Report)

In this Hechinger Report commentary, four ways of reimagining the early care and education system are discussed. 

» Illinois Business Leaders Say More Investments Needed in Early Childhood Education (Illinois Public Radio)

Illinois Public Radio explores the business case for expanded investment in our state’s early care and education system.

»In the Stimulus Bill, a Policy Revolution in Aid for Children (New York Times)


The New York Times explores the potentially life-altering impact the American Recovery Plan could have on child poverty.

» Inequity is Built Into America’s Vaccination System. How Can We Break Down These Barriers? (ProPublica)

ProPublica investigates the unequal challenges many American’s are facing as they try obtain vaccination appointments.