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A Child Care Center Followed The COVID Safety Guidelines. It Still Had An Outbreak

| There are relatively few cases of the coronavirus linked to L.A. child care centers, but the data is inconsistent and there’s been at least one outbreak at a center here that says it followed safety guidelines.

California Child Care Providers Unionize: 'It's Time To Demand What We Deserve'


About 43,000 child care providers were eligible to vote in the mail-in election between June 22 and July 22– 97% of the 9,340 returned ballots favored representation.

The Pandemic Takes A Financial and Mental Toll On Child Care Providers


More than three-quarters of respondents to a UC Berkeley survey said with fewer children enrolled, they’re losing money.

For California Child Care Workers, Inequality Is Baked Into The System


California child care providers could be on the verge of getting help in their fight for higher wages. This week, balloting is wrapping up in a month-long vote to unionize child care workers.

LA County Guidelines For Reopening Head Start: Fewer, Smaller Classes


L.A. County’s Office Of Education oversees Head Start for 11,000 kids, closed its centers in March, and since then has been providing some virtual instruction.

LA Diary: The Pandemic Shipwrecked Their Pirate Party, So Mom Planned A Parade


The consensus: Best birthday party ever!

'We Do Need This Change': Child Care Union Election Underway


After more than a decade of fighting for the right to bargain for better pay, California child care providers will vote on unionizing.

Most 'Pop-Up' Child Care Centers Were Already Watching Kids Before The Pandemic


California’s budget revision summary in May said, “to date, there are close to 500 temporary pop-up child care programs throughout California.” But as it turns out, few businesses took advantage of the program.