Recent Updates

June 11, 2020 Blog Post
Chamber Leaders from Across the Country Call for Federal Child Care Relief

In a letter sent to Congress this week, 41 state and local Chambers of Commerce urged lawmakers to provide targeted assistance to child care providers in the next COVID-19 recovery […]

July 15, 2020 Blog Post
New Survey of Child Care Providers Paints Grim Picture Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has released the findings of a new survey of over 5,000 child care providers across the country. The COVID-19 crisis […]

July 15, 2020 Blog Post
Sens. Ernst, Alexander Unveil Bill to Support Child Care Providers, Working Families Amid COVID-19 Crisis

This week, Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), unveiled the Back to Work Child Care Grants […]

July 09, 2020 Blog Post
JULY 14: Join us for a Bipartisan Congressional Briefing on the Child Care Crisis

As the COVID-19 health and economic crisis continues to devastate communities across the country, few industries are at such great risk of collapsing as child care. Experts predict the pandemic […]

July 02, 2020 Blog Post
New Analysis: Parents of Color Struggle Most During COVID-19 Crisis to Access, Afford Child Care

This week, the Center for American Progress released sobering new analysis of the child care industry that found decades of occupational and residential segregation have left communities of color at […]

July 01, 2020 Blog Post
Business Leaders Highlight Home-Based Child Care’s Role In Supporting The Workforce

High-quality child care comes in many forms—but one of the most popular is home-based care. ReadyNation shed light on the important role home-based care plays in the child care sector […]

July 01, 2020 Blog Post
Florida families are feeling the effects of COVID-19 on child care

Working parents across the country are scrambling to figure out how they will keep working and return to work as the child care industry struggles to stay afloat amid the […]

June 30, 2020 Print Resource

Our nation’s long-term well-being depends on a child care industry that works for every family. In addition to the proven benefits of high-quality child care to a child’s learning and […]

June 25, 2020 News Post
The Challenges Child Care Providers Face in Reopening, And States’ Efforts to Help

A new blog from the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) highlights the different challenges facing child care providers and state administrators across the country as they work to reopen child care […]

June 23, 2020 Blog Post
New Interactive Tool Shows How COVID-19 Has Exacerbated Child Care Deserts

The Center for American Progress (CAP) Early Childhood Policy team released an update to their expansive child care deserts interactive tool, designed to showcase and assess with greater clarity the […]

June 13, 2020 Press
New Poll Shows Child Care Is Inaccessible for Many Working Families

More than four million child care slots at risk as American households prepare to return to work WASHINGTON—New data released by the University of Oregon’s RAPID-EC Research Group finds that […]