More mothers would increase their earnings and seek new job opportunities if they had greater access to reliable and affordable child care.
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The termination of TPS could have lifelong consequences for children who have family members holding these protections.
In 2018, Congress passed the United States’ largest ever increase of the Child Care and Development Block Grant, giving states across the nation more than $2 billion additional each year to invest in child care.
With 36 new or re-elected governors taking office in 2019, there is an opportunity to make progress on early childhood education issues to improve the lives of millions of children and families across the United States.
A new analysis of child care supply in every U.S. neighborhood finds that approximately half the country has too few licensed child care options.
A state-by-state analysis of the true cost of infant and toddler child care finds it is unaffordable for most working families.
Governors across the United States ran—and won—on plans to expand child care and early childhood education policies.
A new analysis of child care supply by age group finds that child care deserts are largely a product of extremely sparse infant and toddler care.
The Trump administration is prolonging the custody of an unprecedented number of immigrant children—and taking money from important programs to pay for it.
In an era of skyrocketing child care prices, the District of Columbia’s offer of two years of free, high-quality preschool has been a game changer for working families.
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.
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.