Kendra Hurley

Kendra Hurley

Kendra Hurley is a New York City-based writer and researcher. Her work has helped fuel reform and shape policy in areas including early education, homeless services, and child welfare.  

photo: A daycare provider reads to students in New York City.

How Universal Pre-K Drives Up Families’ Infant-Care Costs

An unintended consequence of free school programs for three- and four-year-olds is a reduction in the supply of affordable child care for kids younger than two.

Little kids under a blanket.

How U.S. Child Care Is Segregated: a Brooklyn Story

At a daycare in a gentrifying Brooklyn area, is the entrance of racially diverse, middle-class families income integration, or more akin to colonization?