These fact sheets explore the status of early childhood programs in each state and highlight the need to invest in programs that support child development, allow parents to work, and strengthen state economies.
5 Revelations From Children in Border Patrol Facilities
Working Families Are Spending Big Money on Child Care
When Parents Can’t Find Summer Child Care, Their Work Suffers
Eliminating Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality
5 Facts To Know About Child Care in Rural America
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.
By passing the Child Care for Working Families Act, Congress has an opportunity to address the nation’s child care crisis and benefit families and workers in every state.
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.
Spending any amount of time in family detention is detrimental to children’s mental, physical, and emotional health.
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.
Under the leadership of Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency is scaling back safety measures that keep children’s food, air, and water safe.
Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.
States have a critical role to play in expanding access to high-quality early childhood programs to ensure all children have the best start in life.