Jill Homan lives in Petworth with her family and sends her one-year-old daughter to a day care center in Northeast D.C. Jill’s family, like many others, spent a lot of time researching and coming up with a plan for childcare. She does not appreciate being told by OSSE that the women she has chosen to care for her daughter are unqualified for their jobs. Jill is also worried that care for her daughter will become more expensive because of the college requirement. Jill wants to stand up for day care providers’ right to earn a living and for her own right to choose her child’s caretakers.
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…