Recent Updates

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 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 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 […]

May 29, 2020 Blog Post
Congressional Leaders Introduce Bill to Establish Child Care Stabilization Fund

This week, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) introduced the Child Care is Essential Act – a bill to create a Child Care Stabilization Fund […]

May 06, 2020 Blog Post
NAEYC Survey: The Ongoing Effect of the Pandemic on Child Care

The following is from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The original resource is available on their website here. An initial survey from the National Association […]