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Fact Sheet | President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget: Early Learning Proposals

February 20, 2015

This fact sheet details the investments in access to affordable, high-quality child care and early education in President Obama's FY 2015 budget proposal.

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Reports & Toolkits | Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2014

October 22, 2014

Given the importance of child care assistance, it is encouraging that families in thirty-three states were better off—having greater access to assistance and/or receiving greater benefits from assistance—in February 2014 than in February 2013 under one or more child care assistance policies covered in this report.

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Fact Sheet | Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014: Summary

October 29, 2014

In September, the House and Senate reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill reauthorizing the Child Care and Development Block Grant and the House voted to approve it. The Senate voted on the measure on November 13 and the President signed the bill enacting the reauthorization into law. Read more...

Fact Sheet | The Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization: Implementation Timeline

December 2, 2014

The following timeline summarizes the upcoming dates by which state and federal agencies will be required to implement provisions of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) reauthorization, which President Obama signed into law on November 19, 2014. Provisions not included below generally are effective upon enactment.

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Fact Sheet | The Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization: Changes to Previous Law

November 21, 2014

This chart compares the prior version of the law governing the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) with provisions of the CCDBG reauthorized in November 2014.

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Reports & Toolkits | Listening to Workers: Child Care Challenges in Low-Wage Jobs

June 20, 2014

This report examines the nexus between difficult working conditions in low-wage jobs and the challenges of obtaining high-quality, affordable, stable child care. 

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More Resources

Issue Briefs | Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

March 04, 2015

Fact Sheet | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

February 26, 2015

Fact Sheet | President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget: Early Learning Proposals

February 20, 2015

Fact Sheet | 2015 Supplement to Making Care Less Taxing: Improving State Child and Dependent Care Tax Provisions

February 12, 2015

Fact Sheet | State by State Fact Sheets: Child Care Assistance Policies 2014

December 08, 2014