Germany’s child care law aims to get more moms back to work

Germany’s child care law aims to get more moms back to work
Germany’s child care law aims to get more moms back to work

Germany’s child care law aims to get more moms back to work

Earlier this year, 7 out of 10 Americans responding to a Gallup poll said they like the idea of federal money going to universal pre-kindergarten. Meanwhile, a lot of European countries have already done that, and more. Germany has made affordable day care a national priority. WBEZ’s Alexandra Salomon was in Hamburg this year as part of a fellowship—and she decided to find out more about Germany’s approach to subsidized child care and how it’s playing out. Caption: A day care center in Hamburg, Germany. Germany guarantees all children starting at age one a slot in subsidized daycare.