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Mothers Make Plea for More Funding for Childcare Amid Pandemic

July 24, 2020, 6:18 PM

When the pandemic first hit the U.S. and schools and businesses began to close, so did options for parents.

Months later, the coronavirus is still surging across the country and a group of working mothers said Friday they are still scrambling to figure out what comes next for families juggling telework, childcare and education.

“I’ve felt that since March, parents have been in this impossible bind,” said Deb Perelman, a cookbook author and mother of three from New York. “We don’t know whether we are supposed to be homeschooling or having a job.”

Perelman was part of a group of ...

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