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Child Care and Development Fund equity assessment toolkit


The purpose of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program is to help families with low incomes gain access to high-quality child care so adults can work and their children can be supported to reach their full potential (CCDF Program Final Rule, 2016). Despite this aim, there remain groups of children and families in the U.S. who are systematically left behind, as evidenced by persistent gaps in child development, school readiness and family economic security. This toolkit provides resources for training and technical assistance (T/TA) providers in the Child Care Technical Assistance Network (CCTAN) to help State, Territory, and Tribal CCDF Lead Agencies take steps towards conducting equity assessments to inform policy design, planning, implementation, and monitoring efforts aiming to close those gaps. (author abstract)

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