What To Do About Part-Time School? NYC Announces Free Child Care For 100,000 Students

NPR | Laurel Wamsley

“This pandemic has been hugely disruptive in the lives of our kids, which is why we are working to provide as much in person learning as possible. Working families are being pulled in many directions trying to make a plan for the fall, and we are going to help them every step of the way by providing free childcare options.”

New York City has announced that its students will return to school on alternating days this fall. To support parents who are unable to stay home from work or find child care on days when their children are not in school, the city has also made 50,000 free slots available for children between third and eighth grade.

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