• States & Territories

The Freedom to Leave

State policymakers can boost workers’ pay and freedom in the economy by restricting noncompete agreements and banning no-poaching agreements.



Early Childhood Agenda for Governors in 2019

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.



America’s Child Care Deserts in 2018

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.



Fixing Chronic Disinvestment in K-12 Schools

States and the federal government must reverse a decade of disinvestment and give students and teachers the resources they need to be successful.


RELEASE: New Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support in Minnesota for Boosting Investment in Quality, Affordable Child Care

St. Paul, Minn. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in Minnesota and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 614 registered Minnesota voters. A few key findings include: 59 percent of Minnesota parents with children...