The Child Care Crisis

PBS NewsHour presents an in-depth look at how the lack of affordable, quality child care is affecting American families.

  • Fred Vigeant
Watch Raising the Future: The Child Care Crisis Tuesday, October 12 at 10pm on WITF. You can stream WITF TV live on our website and through the PBS Video app on Roku, Apple TV and iPhone and Android smartphones.

PBS NewsHour presents an in-depth look at how the lack of affordable, quality child care is affecting American families.

The COVID-19 pandemic transformed life for millions of parents and pushed the nation’s childcare system to the brink of collapse.

A heated debate has emerged over what can be done to better meet the needs of parents and children.

PBS NewsHour explores the burden costly childcare places on families, travels to cities and states experimenting with new ways of providing childcare, and delves into the political battle brewing over the idea of federally funded, universal childcare.

Watch Raising the Future: The Child Care Crisis October 12 at 10pm on WITF.

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