Re-Blogged From Headline USA
Research is increasingly pointing to a retreat of working mothers from the U.S. labor force as the government shutdowns leave parents with few child care options and the added burden of navigating computer instruction.
Thousands of school districts are starting the school year with remote instruction, including most of the largest ones.
At least half the country’s child care providers are closed and may not survive the crisis without financial help to cope with implementing safety standards and reduced enrollment.
Negotiations for a bailout of the industry have stalled in Congress.