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The number of women in the labor force is down more than 1 million since pre-pandemic days. Lack of affordable child care is one reason.
Mar 30, 2022

Coffey: We can’t afford not to fix child care

Batten alum Maureen Coffey (MPP '21), a policy analyst on the early childhood policy team at Center for American Progress, says that lack of affordable child care costs families, employers and the entire economy. In an op-ed for MarketWatch, Coffey and co-author Hailey Gibbs outline how a comprehensive national approach could solve the problem.

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