Sanders reveals free childcare plan for preschoolers

Sanders reveals free childcare plan for preschoolers

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on CBS’ss “60 Minutes” Sunday a new plan to guarantee free child care and pre-kindergarten to all American children from infancy to age four. Details: In the wide-ranging interview, Sanders told Anderson Cooper he planned to pay for universal childcare with a wealth tax. “It’s taxing on billionaires,” he said. […]

Satire: Scott vetoes paid family leave; ‘Why would we want them to leave?’

Satire: Scott vetoes paid family leave; ‘Why would we want them to leave?’

The Winooski — Vermont’s premiere local satire site — is founded and edited by Adam Hall.  MONTPELIER – Doubling down on what he calls his “Paid Family Stay Program,” Vermont Governor Phil Scott has vetoed the paid family leave legislation passed by the state legislature. He then vetoed the minimum wage increase as well, noting that it could cause people […]

The Many Faces of the African American Woman in Childcare

The Many Faces of the African American Woman in Childcare

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Theta Kappa Omega Chapter of Atlantic City, NJ presents its annual “The Many Faces of the African American Woman” program. This year, outstanding women in the field of childcare will be honored. Also, local youth will be honored for their achievements in school, and in the community. There will be […]

Adults with special needs offer babysitting services: a first in Israel

Adults with special needs offer babysitting services: a first in Israel

In its efforts to enhance special needs children and adults’ sense of self-worth and independence, the Israeli organization Tzohar Halev has launched the first babysitting services run by special needs adults. They will look after 2-6-year-old toddlers, under the supervision of Tzohar Halev staff members. Since 1990, Tzohar Halev runs tailor-made programs to allow children […]

Daycare worker charged with duct taping child’s legs in Virginia

Daycare worker charged with duct taping child’s legs in Virginia

LOUDOUN Co., Va. (WSET) — A former child care worker has been charged with assaulting a child in her care at a daycare center in Ashburn. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said 25-year-old Cinthia Escobar Gomez was arrested Thursday, Feb. 20 and charged with assault and battery. The sheriff’s office said she restrained the legs of […]

Communities for Kids to show documentary highlighting the long term impact of early childhood care

Communities for Kids to show documentary highlighting the long term impact of early childhood care

Quality early childhood care and education are vitally important to help a community thrive, according to Communities for Kids North Platte. The group is hosting a “No Small Matter” event at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Fox Theatre. The event is centered on the showing of a documentary that highlights the impact that quality early […]

Worcester priest and ex-kindergarten teacher pleads guilty to child porn possession

Worcester priest and ex-kindergarten teacher pleads guilty to child porn possession

WORCESTER – Gregory Lisby, the former Worcester rector and Holyoke kindergarten teacher accused of possessing child pornography last September pleaded guilty to the charge Friday in federal court, and has separately been “credibly” accused of abusing a teenager, his diocese alleged. In a letter sent to congregants Friday, Rev. Douglas J. Fisher, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese […]