A deep look at the lack of affordable child care in the United States, particularly in an era of single-parent households and families that require two wage earners. Corey Shdaimah, an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, says that unlike most developed countries, the U.S. has never established a system of government-funded child care -- a problem that reflects the country's conflicts about working and parenting.
In 2012, the University of Maryland announced it would leave the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big 10. At the time, the change was criticized by those who claimed the decision was motivated solely by financial interests. Since then, much of the negativity over the move has diminished. But challenges regarding the transition remain. We'll look at how the school is faring during its transition, and what the future holds for Terrapin Athletics as we head into fall football season.