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Ewen Danielle, Hogan Lauren, Johnson-Staub Christine, 27 January, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To address the current instability of the child care industry, it is critical that states spend these new funds as quickly as possible, in ways that are designed to ensure that providers have the supports they need to continue to operate, and that…
Hardy Alycia, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, February, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In the table below, CLASP estimates the child care relief funding each state, D.C., and Puerto Rico can expect to receive from this visionary bill if the Senate passes it in the coming weeks. This investment can’t come soon enough for families and…
Johnson-Staub Christine, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document highlights child care provisions in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and offers policy considerations regarding states' distribution of incoming federal funds.
Fortner Alyssa, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In the table below, CLASP summarizes the planned uses of CRRSA funding by each state as described in 60 Day Reports newly released by the federal Office of Child Care. Our analysis finds that states are dividing their funds among a variety of…
Hardy Alycia, September, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet analyzes national trends for spending and participation in CCDBG- and TANF-funded child care in federal fiscal year (FY) 2018, the latest year for which data are available. In FY 2018, federal funding for CCDBG increased by a…
Center for Law and Social Policy, October, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides information from DOL's Revised Rule and sub-regulatory guidance on working parents' rights to COVID-related paid sick days and paid family leave to care for a child whose school is closed or child care provider is…
Sethi Shiva, Johnson-Staub Christine, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Child care cannot be an afterthought during this crisis—our relief and recovery efforts must be rooted in racial equity. Doing so requires policymakers and advocates to consider the immediate need for action to address inequities, as well as the…
Center for Law and Social Policy, March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, presents and expounds upon the following child care and early education policymaking principles: 1. The health and safety of children and families, early childhood educators, and the…
Ullrich Rebecca, 23 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet examines provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (or "Families First"), which include the continued distribution of meals during closures to families in child care, pre-kindergarten, and Head Start programs that…
Schmit Stephanie, 26 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The CARES Act includes $3.5 billion in emergency funding to support child care through the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), which states can use to begin to address critical child care needs. However, the funding is insufficient given…
Ullrich Rebecca, 03 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides a basic overview of the SBA's forgivable loans that could offer some relief to child care programs—and also demonstrates why loans are insufficient to solve the problem for providers and families. (author abstract)
Johnson-Staub Christine, 02 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes key provisions, considerations, and action steps for how state child care agencies can make the most of resources provided through the Act. (author abstract)
Ullrich Rebecca, 08 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Following a critical but insufficient direct child care investment in the last coronavirus stimulus package, many child care stakeholders have high hopes that the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans through the Small Business Administration…
Johnson-Staub Christine, 09 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes key provisions, considerations, and action steps for how state child care agencies can make the most of resources provided through the Act. (author abstract)
Center for Law and Social Policy, National Women's Law Center, April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
It is now more important than ever to invest in child care to ensure that, when we come out on the other side of all of this, all families who need it are able to find high-quality affordable child care and the essential contribution of child care…