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.
America’s Child Care Deserts in 2018
Early Childhood Agenda for Governors in 2019
Proposed Bill Would Help American Families Afford Child Care
Early Learning in the United States: 2018
Trump’s Family Incarceration Policy Threatens Healthy Child Development
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.
A new analysis of child care supply by age group finds that child care deserts are largely a product of extremely sparse infant and toddler care.
The Trump administration is prolonging the custody of an unprecedented number of immigrant children—and taking money from important programs to pay for it.
In an era of skyrocketing child care prices, the District of Columbia’s offer of two years of free, high-quality preschool has been a game changer for working families.
Voters across the political spectrum express a strong desire for state and federal governments to tackle issues involving affordable child care and expanded access to early learning.
Statistical analysis of data on southwest border apprehensions illustrates that policies of family separation and detention will not deter families from coming to the United States.
American Indian and Alaska Native women face high rates of maternal and infant mortality.
Summer child care is out of reach for many families.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
These 10 state facts sheets provide comprehensive new information on the number of rural families served by Head Start, including rates of health service delivery.
Cuts to programs that provide children with health care, nutritious food, and stable housing will compromise their development during a critically important time.
Head Start helps fill a critical void in early childhood education and service delivery in rural America.