Germany's Family Affairs Minister recently said daycare expansion was moving forward well. Tell that to Matthias Jung, who's been waiting for a year to get his son Lenny a slot. He'll be waiting another year too.
A sociopolitical landmark for Berlin's parents: Starting in August all municipal day care centers in the German capital will be free. Several other states are also looking to phase out the costs for working parents.
How much parents in Germany pay for day care varies wildly depending on where they live, a study has found. Though low-income families are impacted the most, researchers are skeptical of plans to scrap fees altogether.
The Free Voters have scored a record number of votes in Sunday's Bavarian state election and are likely to become part of the government coalition. Here are some facts about the small conservative party.
Who is more qualified to help migrants and refugees than other migrants and refugees? That's the premise of AfricanTide, an organization that runs daycares, German classes and a shelter for refugees in Dortmund, Germany.
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