This research report examines a specific quality improvement approach – family child care networks. It describes findings from a survey-based scan of the landscape of staffed family child care networks across the U.S. and draws on examples from in-depth interviews with a sub-sample of network directors. Findings from this study contribute new information about the types of services networks offer to providers and families and set the stage for future examination of network effectiveness.
Blog September 25, 2023
This blog explains the impact of the policy choice to not renew the Child Tax Credit on the child poverty rate.
Home-Based Child Care: Embedding Wellness in HBCC Systems through Strengthening HBCC Networks: An Evidence-Based Framework for High Quality (Benchmarks)
Archived Webinar September 21, 2023
This recording and slide deck are from the September 19, 2023 Home-Based Child Care Webinar.
Report August 29, 2023
A robust early childhood care and education workforce is at the heart of any solution to stabilize the child care sector, and adequate compensation is pivotal to that end. That reality comes through in the PDG B-5 grant applications; many states demonstrate a keen focus on supporting workforce compensation. This brief explores and synthesizes the strategies to increase compensation that states proposed in their PDG B-5 grant applications.