Child Care Aware® of America undertakes research on the child care landscape, and uses it to advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families.
The 2017 State Fact Sheets includes an introduction with an overview of the child care landscape and child care state fact sheets for each state, plus the District of Columbia.Learn More
This database was developed for policy makers, child care advocates, and providers interested in aligning state child care licensing requirements with Caring for Our Children Basics guidelines.Learn More
Check out the Millennials and the High Cost of Child Care Interactive MapLearn More
This annual report summarizes the cost of child care across the country, examines the importance of child care as a workforce support, and explores the effect of high costs on families’ child care options.Learn More
Child Care Aware® of America’s comprehensive study Child Care Deserts: Developing Solutions to Child Care Supply and Demand addresses the issue of access to high-quality, affordable child care and the increasing gap between child care supply and demand for families across the country.Learn More
Child Care Aware® of America's public policy priorities represented in this agenda serve as our roadmap for advocating for a high-quality, affordable child care system for all families in the halls of Congress, and at the state and local level.Learn More
Starting at birth, boys and young men of color of all classes face negative perceptions, structural disadvantage, and biased treatment. A new brief explores these issues.Learn More
This annual report uses federal and national data and information from state Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agencies and other state agencies to look at and compare state characteristics and costs.Learn More
Scoring and ranking the states, including Washington, D.C and the Department of Defense (DoD), on 11 program requirements and four oversight benchmarks for child care centers.Learn More
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