In first session after Dobbs ruling, Texas lawmakers provide more support for pregnant and parenting college students
Now that Texas has a near-total ban on abortion, lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are trying to make sure colleges are serving students who are pregnant or have children.
Texas House votes to repeal sales tax on menstrual products and diapers
The bill, which Democrats have been pushing for years, has become a top priority after the overturn of Roe v. Wade. The Senate has already passed the bill, which would provide tax relief on the purchase of menstrual products, diapers and other child care necessities.
Texas foster care children exposed to sexual abuse, given wrong medication and neglected in unlicensed placements, new report says
The federal judge overseeing the decadelong lawsuit against Texas for conditions in its foster care system cut this week’s hearing short. She proposed all parties involved, including the governor, “cut to the chase” to identify solutions.
Biden administration threatens to sue after Texas officials say they’ll yank licenses from facilities housing unaccompanied migrant children
A federal attorney claims an order from Gov. Greg Abbott violates the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause and said legal action could follow if the state carries through with plans to pull licenses from the federally contracted facilities.
Some tips on finding the best child care services amid the pandemic
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --- Finding the perfect daycare or preschool for your child isn’t easy. Many parents are struggling to navigate a child care system that’s on the verge of collapse. Here’s some tips on what you can do to give your child the best start. Researchers surveyed 1,000 parents and compared the way parents rated preschool programs to how experts measured the quality. Also, most parents reported finding child care through family, friends, or local public schools and did little comparison shopping.