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Massachusetts 6th in United States for working moms
The financial website WalletHub has ranked Massachusetts the sixth best state in the country for working mothers.
Using 13 metrics over three categories — child care, professional opportunities and work-life balance — the commonwealth rated only behind Vermont, Minnesota, New Jersey, Delaware and Connecticut.
Massachusetts ranked fourth in pediatricians per capita and sixth in average length of workday. It also rated highly in parental-leave policy score and 12th in lowest percentage of single-mother families in poverty.
Clark’s Mosakowski Institute adds scholar
Clark University’s Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise works to connect both the university’s research and its teaching to the world of public policy making and implementation. The University is pleased to announce that Margaret A. Post, Ph.D., will strengthen that mission when she joins the Institute as a research assistant professor, beginning in August.
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