Here’s my Father’s Day op-ed in support of expanding good, affordable childcare in Texas, including San Antonio’s new publicly funded city initiative, Pre-K 4 SA, to provide high-quality prekindergarten services for 3,700 4-year-olds annually (starting up now) and President Obama’s
One direct way would be to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. Just like in all those studies of women around the globe who will much more reliably spend extra cash on their kids than will the dads, if you put more money in American women’s pockets (as in, give them the raise that a fair wage would involve) and they’ll spend some important part of that on finding better care for their kids. A point you might make to your senators in the next week or two. Can the lame ducks fly?
Big sister Beyoncé (winner of the video of the year award) stood up for her younger sibling in the singing sisterhood at last night’s Video Music Awards – giving Taylor Swift (winner for best female video) the chance to finish