Stories tagged: "Pre-K"


Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., watch fireworks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden Speaks with Rev. Barber: ‘Everyone’s Entitled to Be Treated with Dignity and Respect’

With Trump absent, Joe Biden tells the NC civil rights leader that he'll tackle the coronavirus, address economic and racial injustice.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in a US Senate committee in June on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Alexander Drago/Pool via AP)
Kamala Harris Touts Biden’s Plans for Caregivers, Seniors and Pre-K in North Carolina

In virtual meet with NC leaders, Kamala Harris says Joe Biden's economic plan would boost childcare and aid struggling parents who can't afford it.

Coronavirus has closed more than a quarter of NC's childcare centers, but the economy can't recover without them. (Image via Shutterstock)
Coronavirus Has Closed a Quarter of NC Childcare Centers. But the Economy Can’t Recover Without Them.

With 20% of children in childcare ‘deserts' in North Carolina during the coronavirus, experts say we have to rethink funding for early childhood education.