This publication, a 2004 Follow-Up to Be All that We Can Be: Lessons from the Military for Improving our Nation's Child Care, details the changes and improvements that have occurred in the nation's military child care system since the original Reports & Toolkits was published.
This report tells the story of the military's success in transforming its child care system into a model for the nation and offers valuable lessons for policy makers and others on how similar improvements can be made in civilian child care.
Karen Schulman is a Senior Policy Analyst in NWLC's Family Economic Security division. She researches and writes about child care and early education policies. She received her bachelor's degree from Williams College and her master's degree in Public Policy from Duke University. Prior to joining NWLC, she worked at the Children's Defense Fund.