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This the third report from the New York ECE and COVID-19 Survey, which focuses on both the unique challenges faced by the family child care (FCC) providers who participated in the survey, as well as their particular resilience. At the time of the survey (May 2020), this group of participants was the most physically open form of ECE and was significantly more affected economically than their other ECE colleagues. Interestingly, several of the survey respondents (in different geographic locations) spoke of organizing efforts for mutual support and collective action, which may be a promising development for reducing social isolation, increasing information sharing, and promoting more equitable policy making for this sector.
Straus Center for Young Children & Families, Bank Street College of Education
Early Childhood, Family Child Care, COVID-19
Early Childhood Education | Education Economics | Social Work
Nagasawa, M., & Tarrant, K. (2020). Forgotten Frontline Workers: A Snapshot of Family Child Care and COVID-19 in New York. Straus Center for Young Children & Families, Bank Street College of Education. https://educate.bankstreet.edu/sc/3