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Director of Research at the Dukakis Center, Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino, spoke with Boston Herald on how the pandemic impacts staffing needs and shortages in early childhood education.

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As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic through the school year, childcare workers and parents continue to face a unique challenge when it comes to early childhood programs. Dr. Alicia Sasser Modestino (WGSS Executive Committee member, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Urban Affairs and Economics, and Director of Research at the Dukakis Center) speaks with the Boston Herald on this pressing issue, as they discuss the recent study done by Modestino and her colleagues at Northeastern on how the shortage of childcare workers has a negative impact on working women during the pandemic.

Click here to read more about Dr. Modestino’s insights on this pressing topic.

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