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The Importance of Preschool and Child Care for Working Mothers Report
Pre-K teaching assistant Mirna Ayala, left, and teacher Laura Amling, right, work with their three-year-old students to draw an alphabet shape at Powell Elementary School in Washington. (AP/Cliff Owen)

The Importance of Preschool and Child Care for Working Mothers

Early childhood education cultivates a future workforce, secures long-term economic competitiveness, and develops our nation’s future leaders. Universal high-quality pre-K and child care will also help families across America that are struggling with costly child care bills, missing work to provide care, or sending their children to low-quality care centers.

Sarah Jane Glynn, Jane Farrell, Nancy Wu

The Gender Wage Gap Differs by Occupation Article
People gather on the steps of the statehouse in Vermont for a rally on National Equal Pay Day. Recent surveys show that women earn more than men in only 7 out of 500 professions. (AP/Toby Talbot)

The Gender Wage Gap Differs by Occupation

Of the more than 500 occupations surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women on average earn more than men in just seven professions and earn less than men in all other jobs.

Sarah Jane Glynn, Nancy Wu