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Koby Levin, Chalkbeat


Child care centers provided young students a safe place to learn online. Michigan said no.

The coronavirus child care crunch is falling hardest on low-income families of color, many of whom work in-person jobs in sanitation, grocery, and health care that the state has defined as “essential.” When these families have young students learning online, many parents find that they have no safe place to send their children during the work day.