If schools stay closed, how will people go back to work?

Workers with children under 15 years old who have no alternative caregiver—about 16 percent of the US workforce, and 20 to 30 percent of the European workforce (where there are more dual-income households —will likely need childcare before being able to return fully to work.

Nearly 27 million Americans are dependent on childcare to work.

To read the article, see “Safely back to school after coronavirus closures,” April 2020.