Maryland's Congressional Democrats Call On State To Use $2.5B Surplus To 'Support Those Who Need It Most'In a joint statement, Maryland's Congressional Democrats called on the state to use its $2.5 billion budget surplus to "support those who need it most," with many families facing eviction and struggling to pay childcare.
Bauder Education Center Opens In Columbia For Low-Income ResidentsA new early childhood education center for low-income residents has opened its doors in Howard County.
Childcare Centers Help School-Aged Students With Online Learning Amid COVID-19 PandemicChildcare centers are continuing to struggle because of capacity restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Child Care Expanded For Marylanders Returning To Work Under First Stage Of Recovery PlanParents returning to work under Maryland’s Stage 1 opening of businesses can immediately access an open Essential Personnel Child Care, or Essential Personnel School-Age program, the state announced.
'It's Beyond Frustrating': Maryland Child Care Providers Still Waiting On State Money For Caring For Essential Workers' KidsSome Maryland child center directors and owners said they’re worried they won’t be able to stay open much longer because they haven’t been paid in weeks.
Study: Child Care Costs 27% More Than Average City Rent In DC, More Affordable In MarylandOf working parents surveyed by Care.com, 31% put themselves further into debt to afford childcare, 37% stopped paying off debts and 37% stopped saving money.
Childcare In Maryland More Expensive Than In-State Tuition To 4-Year Public College, Report FindsThe Economic Policy Institute released its updated childcare fact sheets this week that detailed the high cost of childcare in every state.
Mikulski To Hold Hearing On Child Health CareMaryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is convening a hearing on child health care needs.
Child Care Center Offers Short-Term ServicesAt My Time Childcare, Jaiden Hendley and Katherine Hedinger express themselves with Play-Doh.
Roaming Toddler Found Outside Verizon Center After Separating From GroupA toddler is discovered walking all alone along a busy street in Washington, D.C.