Dale Sorcher has cared for infants and toddlers at a Jewish day care on and off since 1996. She could probably teach the classes she will be forced to take to keep her job. Dale holds two masters degrees, one in social work and one in expressive therapy. Unfortunately, this educational pedigree and her years of experience with children do not qualify her to keep her job. As Dale nears retirement, she does not want to go back to school on top of her work at the day care, her job as a counselor and her continuing education requirements for both jobs.
D.C. Parents and Day Care Providers Sue to Stop Rule Requiring Providers to Earn College Degree to Watch Kids
D.C. recently decided to require day care workers to have a college degree. This is an unreasonable regulation drives up child care costs and deprives day care workers of their ability to earn an honest…