More than one-fifth of U.S. college students have children; it’s time for financial aid to better recognize their challenges.
Early Learning in the United States: 2019
Angela and Patrice: A Conversation on the Need for Affordable Child Care
Patty and Megan: 2 Generations of Mothers on the Need for Affordable Child Care
5 Revelations From Children in Border Patrol Facilities
Working Families Are Spending Big Money on Child Care
Universal coverage plans, including CAP’s Medicare Extra for All proposal, would improve health care access for children and their families.
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
Improved access to quality child care would support economic security in rural communities, which have unique child care needs.
More than 30 governors have proposed new funding to help families access and afford needed early childhood education and care services.
Congressional Democrats’ new tax plan would increase the CTC for a minimum wage worker with two young children 72 times more than President Trump’s tax law did.
By introducing a state child tax credit—or improving an existing credit—state policymakers can substantially reduce child poverty, increase family economic security, and invest in their state’s next generation.
This interactive provides information about the supply of child care in every congressional district.
More mothers would increase their earnings and seek new job opportunities if they had greater access to reliable and affordable child care.
The termination of TPS could have lifelong consequences for children who have family members holding these protections.
In 2018, Congress passed the United States’ largest ever increase of the Child Care and Development Block Grant, giving states across the nation more than $2 billion additional each year to invest in child care.
With 36 new or re-elected governors taking office in 2019, there is an opportunity to make progress on early childhood education issues to improve the lives of millions of children and families across the United States.
A new analysis of child care supply in every U.S. neighborhood finds that approximately half the country has too few licensed child care options.
A state-by-state analysis of the true cost of infant and toddler child care finds it is unaffordable for most working families.
Governors across the United States ran—and won—on plans to expand child care and early childhood education policies.