Head Start helps fill a critical void in early childhood education and service delivery in rural America.
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
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.
Trump’s budget is an unmitigated disaster for everyday Americans—including women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, communities of color, and more.
Understanding the true cost of high-quality child care is an important step in building support for a public investment in early childhood education.
The president's budget pays for his tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations by slashing health care, education, and other critical investments.
One in five early childhood educators are immigrants; threatening their security undermines the nation’s child care system.
It is imperative to consider how racism and other forms of discrimination contribute to alarmingly high rates of maternal and infant mortality among African American women.
Imposing work requirements for parents could introduce instability to children’s health care coverage and increase stress in homes across America.
The United States suspends or expels preschool children with disabilities at an alarming rate.
While Congress Cuts Taxes, Children and Families Are Left Without Health Insurance and Support Services
Congress’ focus on passing tax cuts for the wealthy has left state administrators to explain why families may lose services covered under the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program.
The Child Care for Working Families Act, introduced by Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott, would result in 2.3 million new jobs.
House Republican Attempts to Repeal the Adoption Tax Credit Show Their Real Priorities in Tax Reform
The tax plan recently introduced by the House GOP proposes eliminating several deductions and tax credits that support families. While changes have been made since its introduction, the original proposal provides evidence of congressional Republicans’ true priorities.
The House Republican tax bill makes no substantial improvements to child care assistance for working families and scales back existing programs.