Steven Jessen-Howard is a research assistant for Early Childhood Policy at the Center for American Progress. Prior to joining CAP, he researched child abuse and neglect prevention with Every Child Matters and provided legal assistance to individuals with criminal histories at the Northern Indiana Restorative Justice and Reentry Clinic. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Notre Dame.

By Steven Jessen-Howard
How Partisan Gerrymandering Hurts KidsCenter for American ProgressMay 28, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic Could Lead to Permanent Loss of Nearly 4.5 Million Child Care SlotsCenter for American ProgressApril 24, 2020
Congress Needs To Ensure Educational Equity in the Wake of the Coronavirus PandemicCenter for American ProgressApril 2, 2020
The U.S. Coronavirus Response Must Meet Health Workers’ Child Care NeedsCenter for American ProgressMarch 24, 2020
The Child Care Crisis Causes Job Disruptions for More Than 2 Million Parents Each YearCenter for American ProgressFebruary 18, 2020
Building Momentum: State Progress on Early Learning in 2019Center for American ProgressDecember 5, 2019
Early Learning in the United States: 2019Center for American ProgressSeptember 16, 2019
Governors Propose Nearly $3 Billion of Investments in Early Learning ProgramsCenter for American ProgressMay 15, 2019
America’s Child Care Deserts in 2018Center for American ProgressDecember 6, 2018
Understanding the True Cost of Child Care for Infants and ToddlersCenter for American ProgressNovember 15, 2018
Newly Elected Governors Support Expanding Early Childhood ProgramsCenter for American ProgressNovember 7, 2018
Understanding Infant and Toddler Child Care DesertsCenter for American ProgressOctober 31, 2018
Early Learning in the United States: 2018Center for American ProgressSeptember 13, 2018