A statewide survey of Colorado child care providers shows unsustainable business conditions and bolsters the need for federal child care relief.
The Build Back Better Act Would Greatly Lower Families’ Child Care Costs
These Interconnected Policies Would Sustain Families, Support Women, and Grow the Economy
The True Cost of High-Quality Child Care Across the United States
Millions of Families Are Struggling to Address Child Care Disruptions
Growing the Economy Through Affordable Child Care
The collapse of the child care sector and drastic reductions in school supervision hours as a result of COVID-19 could drive millions of mothers out of the paid workforce. Inaction could cost billions, undermine family economic security, and set gender equity back a generation.
As the child care market struggles to survive the impact of the pandemic, states can implement strategies to improve child care so that it better meets the needs of working families, children, educators, and employers.
‘We Need To Take Away Children’: Former Administration Officials Were ‘Driving Force’ Behind Family Separation Policy
The horrors of family separation and the lasting harms of these policies on children shall remain in the minds of every American.
The policies of the past four years have been unequivocally damaging to young children, threatening programs that help to meet their basic needs.
As the nation heads to the polls, it is important to understand that young voters are deeply affected by child care issues during the coronavirus pandemic and that they support child care relief funding and longer-term strategies to invest in child care.
The Child Care for Working Families Act provides solutions to meet the care needs of all families, including those with disabled children.
The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded existing challenges for many parents in finding and affording high quality child care. Subsequently, voters strongly support increased governmental steps to help parents care for their kids and continue to work.
The Trump administration failed to deliver on its promise to make child care more affordable.
States can use this interactive calculator to estimate the increased cost of providing child care that meets coronavirus guidelines.
Thousands of child care providers are at risk of permanent closure without significant public investment.
New analyses reveal 1 in 4 young children have already experienced adversity before age 4, with significant racial and geographic disparities.
States and localities recognize the need for affordable, quality infant and toddler child care and have taken steps to create solutions that better serve their communities.
Without federal relief funds, many child care programs will close, disproportionately affecting women’s labor force participation.
Grants and Contracts: A Strategy for Building the Supply of Subsidized Infant and Toddler Child Care
States such as Georgia have used grants and contracts to help increase access to affordable high-quality child care for working families.