The research conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center among parents seeks to understand: 1. How COVID-19 has impacted child care arrangements 2. Child care needs during COVID-19 3. Considerations for sending children back to child care 4. And the impact on parents with school aged children whose school is not re-opening in person. Audience: Survey respondents were screened on the following criteria: • Children at home under the age of 5 • Someone in household employed in January 2020. For simplicity, throughout the report, this audience is referenced as ‘parents.’ Methodology: The survey was conducted from August 3-10, 2020 among 1,000 parents of children under the age of 5 who were employed in January 2020. The interviews were conducted online. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. (author abstract)
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Child care in COVID-19: Another look at parents' perspective: Highlights from a nationwide survey on parent experiences with child care amid the coronavirus [PowerPoint slides]