Leila Schochet is a research and advocacy manager for Early Childhood Policy at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Schochet conducted senior research around staff retention and wellness in child care centers in Addison County, Vermont. She also interned at the Institute for Educational Leadership, where her work focused on communicating the importance of family and community engagement in education.

Schochet is originally from Princeton, New Jersey. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Middlebury College.

By Leila Schochet
Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the CountryCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2018
Trump’s Attack on Immigrants Is Breaking the Backbone of America’s Child Care SystemCenter for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2018
Imposing Medicaid Work Requirements Would Be Bad for Children’s Health TooCenter for American ProgressJanuary 19, 2018
The Importance of Child Care Safety ProtectionsCenter for American ProgressOctober 30, 2017
Trump’s Plan for the Child Tax Credit Does Not Meet Working Families’ NeedsCenter for American ProgressOctober 25, 2017
Congress Just Let a Critical Home Visiting Program for Vulnerable Children and Families ExpireCenter for American ProgressOctober 4, 2017
2 Million Parents Forced to Make Career Sacrifices Due to Problems with Child CareCenter for American ProgressSeptember 13, 2017
Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Harming American ChildrenCenter for American ProgressJuly 31, 2017
Home Visiting: A Common-Sense InvestmentCenter for American ProgressApril 5, 2017
6 Policies to Support the Early Childhood WorkforceCenter for American ProgressFebruary 6, 2017
When President Trump Speaks, Our Children Are ListeningCenter for American ProgressJanuary 27, 2017
Rhetoric vs. Reality: Child CareCenter for American ProgressOctober 19, 2016
Home Visiting 101Center for American ProgressSeptember 16, 2016