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Johnson-Staub Christine, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document highlights child care provisions in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and offers policy considerations regarding states' distribution of incoming federal funds.
Fortner Alyssa, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In the table below, CLASP summarizes the planned uses of CRRSA funding by each state as described in 60 Day Reports newly released by the federal Office of Child Care. Our analysis finds that states are dividing their funds among a variety of…
Hardy Alycia, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, February, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In the table below, CLASP estimates the child care relief funding each state, D.C., and Puerto Rico can expect to receive from this visionary bill if the Senate passes it in the coming weeks. This investment can’t come soon enough for families and…
Ewen Danielle, Hogan Lauren, Johnson-Staub Christine, 27 January, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To address the current instability of the child care industry, it is critical that states spend these new funds as quickly as possible, in ways that are designed to ensure that providers have the supports they need to continue to operate, and that…
Hardy Alycia, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides estimated state allocations with the 10 billion dollar increase in pandemic-related relief for the child care sector found in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
Hardy Alycia, September, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet analyzes national trends for spending and participation in CCDBG- and TANF-funded child care in federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, the latest year for which data are available. In FY 2018, federal funding for CCDBG increased by a…
Ullrich Rebecca, 08 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Following a critical but insufficient direct child care investment in the last coronavirus stimulus package, many child care stakeholders have high hopes that the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans through the Small Business Administration…
Ullrich Rebecca, 03 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides a basic overview of the SBA's forgivable loans that could offer some relief to child care programs—and also demonstrates why loans are insufficient to solve the problem for providers and families. (author abstract)
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…
Center for Law and Social Policy, March, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This is a table of the estimates the number of additional children who could receive Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)-funded child care in each state if the CCDBG funds are increased by $5 billion for Federal Fiscal Year 2020.
Schmit Stephanie, February, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
High-quality child care programs offer safe, nurturing environments where children can learn and grow. Many families who need child care so they can work or go to school can't afford it. To help families that need it most, the Child Care and…
Johnson-Staub Christine, Sethi Shiva, January, 2019
Reports & Papers
CLASP has worked directly on implementation of the child care reauthorization with advocates and/or agencies in more than 40 states since January 2015. This report draws on our work and the lessons of others to capture the experience of states in…
Johnson-Staub Christine, Sethi Shiva, January, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
When the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) was reauthorized in 2014, states faced unique paths to comply with the new law. CLASP interviewed stakeholders in three states--Alabama, California, and Louisiana--to understand successes and…