The recovery legislation that policymakers will consider this year marks a historic opportunity to help drive an equitable recovery in which 1) all children can reach their full potential; 2) workers in low-paid jobs or facing weak labor market prospects have the supports they need; and 3) we take large strides toward universal health coverage.
Blog September 28, 2023
On September 30, 2023, federal funding made available to child care providers during the pandemic will expire. In this blog, providers discuss the impact.
Report December 23, 2022
States, territories, and tribes actively seek to ensure family access to child care and child care provider access to subsidized payment rates to support them in serving children and families. The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), a core part of the child care market, allows flexibility in its implementation by states, territories, and tribes. This flexibility supports access and quality and ensures that families whose child care is covered by subsidy funding have the same experience selecting and accessing it as families who are not eligible to receive child care assistance. This brief discusses the role policies related to subsidy-rate-setting can play in supporting equitable access for families and equity in funding amounts of reimbursement rates.
Video November 1, 2022
During this webinar, we welcomed guest speakers from Home Grown who discussed their strategies for applying Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) grants to support home-based child care. Strategies explored included home-visiting and family, friend, and neighbor care; staffed family child care networks; and pre-K.