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Mental Health Support Needed in the Child Care Sector During COVID-19 | Bipartisan Policy Center

Mental Health Support Needed in the Child Care Sector During COVID-19 | Bipartisan Policy Center

The pandemic’s initial wave was devastating not only for families, but also for the child care sector. Children missed out on key socialization and early learning opportunities,...

The Workplace Report: Creating a Supportive Workplace for Family Caregivers

The Workplace Report: Creating a Supportive Workplace for Family Caregivers

Creating a Supportive Workplace for Family Caregivers THOMAS R. LECHLEITER/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL AND ELEMENTS FROM ISTOCK BY GETTY IMAGES Welcome back. I’m Joann S. Lublin, a...

A Prenatal-to- 3 policy roadmap shares how states are doing and how they can improve

A Prenatal-to- 3 policy roadmap shares how states are doing and how they can improve

What are the best ways for states to help young children? The Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap has answers that were shared earlier this month at a virtual summit that drew...

Supporting Children and Families Since 1965 | ECLKC

Supporting Children and Families Since 1965 | ECLKC

Research shows that the Head Start program has intergenerational effects in disrupting poverty. For nearly 57 years, our programs have pioneered innovative approaches and...

Flagship early years policy could ‘collapse’, nurseries warn

Flagship early years policy could ‘collapse’, nurseries warn

A body representing private nurseries has written to the Scottish government warning its flagship policy to increase nursery hours to 1,140 a year - which was introduced from...

Opportunity: CCDF supplemental funds available for school-age programs

Opportunity: CCDF supplemental funds available for school-age programs

Now and over the next year, states are focusing on spending “child care CCDF supplemental funds” that must be obligated by 2023 and liquidated in 2024. State administrative...

Yates: Investing in child care is one of the smartest financial decisions Vermont can make

Yates: Investing in child care is one of the smartest financial decisions Vermont can make

by Dan Yates Not too long ago, we lost a wonderful employee to New Hampshire because she had extended family there and could not find or afford child care in the Brattleboro...

WH Report Confirms Federal Relief Funding Provided Critical Lifeline to Child Care Sector

WH Report Confirms Federal Relief Funding Provided Critical Lifeline to Child Care Sector

The White House has released a new report detailing how dedicated federal relief funding for child care through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) offered a lifeline to the...

Whitmer announces $23 million in start-up funding for child care entrepreneurs

Whitmer announces $23 million in start-up funding for child care entrepreneurs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is chipping away at the child care crisis in Michigan with a $23 million investment in entrepreneurs who need help opening new child care...

Pandemic-era child care ends for WV essential workers

Pandemic-era child care ends for WV essential workers

BRIDGEPORT — Holland Cole grabs a tiny fist full of pink Play-Doh and kneads it. Next to her sits a box full of art supplies for sculpting trees, hearts, butterflies or anything...

Office of Child Care webinar highlights right-sizing child care licensing requirements to expand school-age accessibility

Office of Child Care webinar highlights right-sizing child care licensing requirements to expand school-age accessibility

A small but growing number of states have effective systems for child care licensing and accessing subsidy funds that include requirements, supports, and even whole sets of...

Righting a Wrong: Advancing Equity in Child Care Funding for American Indian & Alaska Native Families | Bipartisan Policy Center

Righting a Wrong: Advancing Equity in Child Care Funding for American Indian & Alaska Native Families | Bipartisan Policy Center

Righting a Wrong: Advancing Equity in Child Care Funding for American Indian & Alaska Native Families Download There are approximately half a million AI/AN children under the...