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National Women's Law Center, April, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Permanent improvements to the CDCTC and investments in direct child care assistance will help rebuild a more equitable economy for women and families. Women, especially single parents, continue to bear the bulk of responsibility for care of children…
Ewing-Nelson Claire, August, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Child care providers that are open or attempting to re-open must bear the additional costs associated with cleaning, personal protective equipment (PPE), equipment and facilities modifications to meet public health guidelines, and finding and hiring…
Schulman Karen, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
The National Women's Law Center surveyed state child care administrators to help assess how COVID-19 was affecting child care in their states, how they were using their additional CCDBG funding to address the needs of their child care providers…
Schulman Karen, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
To help assess the current status and future prospects of our critical child care sector, this report examines how the pandemic and recession are affecting state child care systems, how states are responding to the impacts on their child care…
Ullrich Rebecca, Sojourner Aaron J., Robbins Katherine Gallagher, Schmit Stephanie, Schulman Karen, White Catherine, April, 2020
Reports & Papers

This brief provides new estimates of what it would cost to sustain the child care system during the coronavirus pandemic. We estimate that at least $9.6 billion is needed each month to fully fund existing providers in the child care system. These…

Ullrich Rebecca, Sojourner Aaron J., Robbins Katherine Gallagher, Schmit Stephanie, Schulman Karen, White Catherine, April, 2020
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This analysis provides new estimates of what it would cost to sustain the child care system through the coronavirus pandemic. We estimate that at least $9.6 billion is needed each month to fully fund existing providers in the child care system—…

Center for Law and Social Policy, National Women's Law Center, April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
It is now more important than ever to invest in child care to ensure that, when we come out on the other side of all of this, all families who need it are able to find high-quality affordable child care and the essential contribution of child care…
National Women's Law Center, January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes how each state is using or intends to use increased Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funds to help more families access high-quality child care.
National Women's Law Center, January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
High-quality child care is essential to enable parents to get and keep a job and to give children a strong start toward success in school and life. As a result, child care strengthens our country's economy. Yet many families--particularly low-income…
Schulman Karen, Crawford Daria, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report was based on semi-structured interviews with state child care advocates and/or administrators in five states: Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, and Oregon. These states were selected because they had diversity in size and region of the…
National Women's Law Center, March, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet highlights the allocation of federal funds included in the omnibus spending legislation for fiscal year 2018 in specific areas related to child care and early education: Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), Head Start and…
National Women's Law Center, January, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of recent state policy and funding changes to early care and education programs and services in thirty-three states (Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana,…
National Women's Law Center, January, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of recent state policy and funding changes to early care and education programs and services in thirty-nine states (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii,…
National Women's Law Center, December, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of recent state policy and funding changes to early care and education programs and services.
Schulman Karen, February, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of President Obama's proposals for the fiscal year 2016 funding of the Child Care and Development Block Grant, the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, Head Start/Early Head Start, the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships, Preschool…