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6 Policies to Support the Early Childhood Workforce

Comprehensive federal policies can help states ensure that members of the early childhood workforce have adequate compensation, benefits, and support for their professional growth.

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Medicaid and Home Visiting

States have many opportunities to leverage Medicaid to expand home visiting.

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Taking Action on Early Learning

CAP outlines 17 nonlegislative actions that state governors can take to support early learning.

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Child Care Deserts

The cost of quality child care is well-documented, but less attention is given to the persistent undersupply of child care centers.

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Interactive: Where Are the Child Care Deserts?

This interactive map displays the locations of the nation’s child care deserts, which contain 42 percent of the children under age 5 across eight states.

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Child Care

Child care policies are finally getting the attention they deserve. It is critical to debunk misconceptions around child care as lawmakers consider a national policy solution.

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The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction

The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.

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Home Visiting 101

This fact sheet explains how evidence-based home visiting programs improve outcomes for at-risk children and families from the start.

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