Early Childhood Opinion Biden’s 'Build Back Better' Bill Could Decimate the Child-Care Landscape
Many families rely on faith-based child-care centers—but those providers are in peril under the Build Back Better bill's current language.
Early Childhood Opinion How Two Child-Care Centers Put Competition Aside and Created a Partnership During COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, two early-childhood centers put their competition aside to work together to support families during the pandemic.
Teaching Profession 'Beyond Tired and Stressed': Teachers With Kids Strained By Lack of Child Care
Some districts that are all-virtual are allowing—or requiring—teachers to work from their empty classrooms and bring their kids.
Early Childhood New Players Fill Child-Care Gap as Schools Go Remote
As school districts move to remote instruction for the fall, day-care providers, dance studios, and after-school programs step in to fill school-day child-care gaps.
Early Childhood Opinion What Early-Childhood Accountability Can Learn From K-12's Mistakes
Education needs to stop going around in circles, writes Stanford’s Thomas S. Dee.
Early Childhood Will Child-Care Services Help Recruit Teachers? Oklahoma District Aims to Find Out
A small school district in Oklahoma plans to offer low-cost daycare services to its employees next year in an effort to better compete with larger districts when it comes to recruiting and retaining teachers.
Early Childhood New Study Identifies Critical Need for More Infant, Toddler Child Care
The Center for American Progress examines what it calls "child-care deserts" and says that communities are failing when it comes to providing adequate child care for children younger than 3.
Early Childhood Summer Child Care Takes Big Bite Out of Family Income, Analysis Finds
A new report by the Center for American Progress estimates that, on average, parents nationally pay more than $3,000 on five weeks of summer care for two children.
Education Funding Mapping Tool Created to Find Child-Care Gaps Expands Beyond Philadelphia
The creators of a mapping program developed to find where child care was needed most in Philadelphia are bringing the tool to other areas in that region and beyond.
Early Childhood Many Low-Income Families Struggle to Cover Child Care Costs, Study Finds
A report released this week by the National Women's Law Center found that funding for federal child care assistance programs has decreased since 2001.
Early Childhood Video Caring for the Emotional Health of Military Children
The child-care centers at Camp Lejeune focus on creating a safe and stable place for young children of military families who deploy and relocate frequently.
Federal Clinton Would Double Child Tax Credit for Low, Middle-Income Families
The proposal by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton would double, to $2,000, a current tax break for families with children ages 4 and under.
Early Childhood Publicly Funded Child Care Gets New Health, Safety Guidelines
Programs that receive funds through the Child Care Development Block Grant must meet guidelines based on new knowledge on child development, said the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Federal Trump Unveils Child Care Plan of Tax Cuts, Expanded Credits
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign said that his plan will support families across the income spectrum.