The PDG B 5 Funding Announcement requires a 30% match of requested federal funds. This document is intended to provide states with information and suggestions for ways to meet the match requirement, however, please note this information is not an official interpretation of the federal policy.
Report December 8, 2021
The Improving Child Care Compensation Backgrounder 2021 provides tactical information to help leaders better understand the policy levers available to support early educator compensation, which is so critical right now when we can finally address this critical problem. In this update, we’ve included examples of states and counties implementing in different ways the eight strategies covered in the backgrounder, which are: compensation scales and standards, wage stipends and bonus payments, individual tax credits for child care educators, ARPA child care stabilization subgrants, child care assistance, benefits, apprenticeships, and pre-K parity for child care.
Article November 23, 2021
The most recent version of the Build Back Better (BBB) Act includes historic investment in child care and preschool totaling $390 Billion. This article outlines key provisions of Section 23001 Birth through Five Child Care and Early Learning Entitlement and Section 23001 Universal Preschool included in the Build Back Better Act.
Policy Agenda November 3, 2021
This guide is intended to familiarize policymakers with the major early childhood proposals contained in the Build Back Better framework. The Hunt Institute will update this document regularly to include specific state allocations and additional details as the act is finalized.