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U.S. Parents Are at Breaking Point Over Child Care, Survey Shows

Photographer: Callaghan O'Hare/Bloomberg

Over 18 months into the pandemic, U.S. working parents are more worried than ever about securing child care and the impact that inevitable school disruptions will have on their jobs, a survey shows.

About three quarters of respondents think their children’s school will temporarily shut down or shift back to remote learning at some point this year, according to a survey of 1,000 working parents conducted in August by job posting website Indeed.