Business curio icon

Business Curio

October 10, 2021

Parents are wading through a “desert” of child care options

4 CQ

The pandemic has been especially difficult on parents, who are facing a child care shortage even worse than before. Care programs across the U.S. have been decimated, leaving families facing months- or even years-long waiting lists. The shortage is even worse in rural areas. We examine the issue with Jessica Grose of the New York Times. Google will no longer allow ads next to content that spreads climate change misinformation.

Aired October 8, 2021

All Marketplace Morning Report content is available at

  • Recommended Recommended
  • History & In Progress History
  • Browse Library
  • Most Popular Library

Get Personalized Recommendations

Let us help you figure out what to learn! By taking a short interview you’ll be able to specify your learning interests and goals, so we can recommend the perfect courses and lessons to try next.

Start Interview

You don't have any lessons in your history.
Just find something that looks interesting and start learning!

500 characters max