States can support parents who work non traditional hours by pursuing policies designed to increase the supply, quality, and access to child care.
Our State-by-State Spending on Kids Dataset offers the most comprehensive account of public spending on children available, and it gives state and federal administrators the data they need to make informed decisions amid pandemic relief.
The pros and cons of using a community-engaged approach to co-design a cost study with local partners.
Insights into how a community-based approach can strengthen research and create equitable evaluation processes.
To prevent permanent job loss and damage to a field dominated by women of color, contracts should be designed creatively and with a focus on equity.
The American Families Plan will increase investment in childcare and early education, and the impacts will benefit even those without children.
Easing Barriers to Child Care Food Subsidies for Home-Based Child Care Providers Offers Policymakers an Overlooked Opportunity
Removing barriers could support the healthy development and well-being of millions of American children.
Expanding Subsidies for Home-Based Child Care Providers Could Aid the Postpandemic Economic Recovery
Despite the importance of home-based child care providers, many do not participate in or benefit from public child care investments.
Ensuring veteran apprentices are fairly compensated, housed, and well equipped for this new labor market would not only benefit apprentices, but also employers and America as a whole.
The administration’s new directives provide an opportunity to not only incorporate but also center racial equity in regulatory review.