Recent Updates

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 […]

July 01, 2020 News Post
Child Care is the Key to Economic Recovery

America needs child care relief to keep the industry afloat during the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The disastrous economic crisis has hit the child care industry especially […]

June 30, 2020 Print Resource
THE CASE FOR A CHILD CARE STABILIZATION FUND

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 18, 2020 News Post
Families are Losing Child Care Options as Economy Reopens

America needs child care relief to keep the industry afloat during the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The disastrous economic crisis has hit the child care industry especially […]

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 […]

June 11, 2020 News Post
COVID-19 Child Care News Update – June 11

Extended stay-at-home orders and massive declines in enrollment have forced nearly half of child care providers to close their doors; those still operating or reopening will have to operate on […]

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 […]