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ASU professor co-authors New York Times article about building a better child care system


The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way our workforce functions. Moving into home office spaces and Zoom calls help to facilitate productivity, but for working adults with children at home, the lack of child care has introduced a new level of exhaustion and anxiety, to parents and children alike.

In a recent article by The New York Times, Shantel Meek, a professor of practice in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, discusses how crucial a quality child care system is. Young child leaning on a blue park swing Download Full Image

Meek explains that quality child care is more than a place where children exist while their parents work, but an important environment where they can learn and grow.

Article Source: The New York Times
John Keeney

Media Relations Coordinator, T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics

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