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The Build Back Better Act Substantially Expands Child Care Assistance Article
A man and his three children on porch

The Build Back Better Act Substantially Expands Child Care Assistance

The Build Back Better Act ensures child care assistance for 16 times as many young children as under current law, and in some states, it would help state child care agencies reach more than 25 times as many children and their families.

Rasheed Malik

These Interconnected Policies Would Sustain Families, Support Women, and Grow the Economy Article
Long-term caregivers and supporters rally in Los Angeles on July 13, 2021, for greater federal and local investment in the country's caregiving infrastructure as Congress debates the president's significant investment in quality home care. (Getty/Frederic J. Brown/AFP)

These Interconnected Policies Would Sustain Families, Support Women, and Grow the Economy


Together, the policies included in the Biden administration’s Build Back Better agenda would propel families’ and the country’s economic security by prioritizing child care, the child tax credit, paid family and medical leave, and good jobs that get Americans back to work.

Arohi Pathak, Diana Boesch, Laura Dallas McSorley

5 Ways To Include Student Voice in Education Policymaking Article
A Los Angeles high school student attends a press conference on the health risks of reopening schools without strong safety measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, October 2020. (Getty/Los Angeles Times/Francine Orr)

5 Ways To Include Student Voice in Education Policymaking

Student voice must be included at every level of education policymaking to ensure that all students’ needs are being served during and after COVID-19 and that every student has access to a quality education.

Megan Ferren

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