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.
A review of child care as a sound return on investment and our recommendations for supporting families & child care providers.Learn More
How is your state supporting working families and the challenges they face? Find out more about what's being done.Learn More
Our policy priorities represented in this agenda serve as our roadmap for advocating for a high-quality, affordable child care system for all families.Learn More
Story maps showing challenges in child care supply and demand and useful resources to ensure accessibility to quality child care.Learn More
Includes an introduction with an overview of the child care landscape and child care state fact sheets for each state & DC.Learn More
Database developed for policy makers, child care advocates, and providers to align state child care licensing requirements.Learn More
Story map about issues facing millennial parents, and a look at the affordability of full-time center-based care for an infant and of full-time center-based care for two children.Learn More
Addresses the increasing gap between high-quality, affordable child care supply and demand for families across the country.Learn More
Explores the biased treatment of boys & young men of color of all classes.Learn More
Uses data from state CCR&R agencies and other state agencies to look at and compare state characteristics and costs.Learn More
Dives in to state policies for small family child care homes, where up to six children are cared for in the home of the provider for compensation.Learn More
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