Research Report Key Cross-State Variations in CCDF Policies as of October 1, 2018
The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables
Victoria Tran, Kelly Dwyer, Sarah Minton
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The CCDF Policies Database Book of Tables contains Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) policies for each state as of October 1, 2018. The tables are based on information in the CCDF Policies Database, a database tracking child care subsidy policies over time and across the States, D.C., and the Territories. The report summarizes a subset of the information available in the database, including information about eligibility requirements for families; application, redetermination, priority, and waiting list policies; family copayments; and provider policies and reimbursement rates. The full database and additional reports can be accessed at

Research Areas Education Families Social safety net Children and youth
Tags Families with low incomes Welfare and safety net programs Economic well-being Child care Early childhood education Kids in context Child care and early childhood education
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center
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