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Every year that policymakers delay on universal high-quality preschool, the United States loses billions of dollars in related economic benefits.
Commonsense child care safety protections ensure that children are cared for in safe, high-quality care environments.
Trump’s proposal to increase the Child Tax Credit by an unspecified amount would not offset the enormous damage his tax plan would do to working families in order to cut taxes for the wealthy.
The Trump administration’s estate tax repeal proposal abandons promise of affordable child care and prioritizes tax cuts for wealthy heirs.
Congress needs to take action in order to mitigate Hurricane Maria’s effects on the already underprivileged children of Puerto Rico.
Congress has let funding for the MIECHV program expire. Here is what that means for the children and families served by home visiting.
States, teacher preparation programs, and alternative certification programs are taking steps to build a more diverse and selective pool of educators.
New analysis finds that in 2016, 2 million parents had to quit a job, not take a job, or greatly change their job because of problems with child care.
The federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides evidence-based services to mothers and children that help their whole families.
A significant federal investment in child care is urgently needed to make child care more affordable for and accessible to families, promote healthy development in young children, and create well-paying jobs in the growing care industry.
CAP’s geographic study of child care markets finds that approximately half of Americans across 22 states live in areas with an undersupply of child care options.
Immigration policies that target the parents of U.S. citizens have profound consequences for children’s development, and for the economy.
President Trump’s changes to the Environmental Protection Agency will dismantle programs that protect young children from lead paint.
By preparing children for school and enabling parents to work, high-quality child care and preschool are a necessity for children, families, and the economy. These fact sheets explore the status of early learning programs in states and the need for state investment in these programs.