This guide is designed to help policymakers and advocates gain a better understanding of what is entailed in fully implementing the November 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG),
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.
This report analyzes the impact of a unique package of tax credits intended to improve the quality of child care in Louisiana – the School Readiness Tax Credits – in the first four years of their implementation.
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.
A new National Women’s Law Center analysis of state and national data shows examines the particular challenges that parents working low-wage jobs face caring for their children, including affording quality child care.
This letter sent to the chairs and ranking members of the Senate and House Appropriations Committe, from organizations and individuals in the 18 states that currently have a Preschool Development Grant, advocates for the importance of funding for the Preschool Development Grants program in Fiscal Year 2016.
On September 18, 2015, 24 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to members of the Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) Committee, the House Education & Workforce Committee, and House and Senate Leadership urging the House-Senate Conference Committee on legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to retain and strengthen key provisions
NWLC’s comments to the Human Resources Subcommittee, Ways and Means, focus on the need for any TANF reauthorization bill to provide policies and adequate resources to ensure that families trying to leave or avoid TANF have access to affordable, reliable child care, in addition to the other supports and services needed to meet basic needs and get ahead.
This webinar, co-hosted by NWLC and CLASP, covers critical information about the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) reauthorization law currently being implemented by states looking -closely at provisions of the new CCDBG law that most impact low-wage workers
This call focuses on the current situation regarding appropriations/funding for early learning, the impact of caps on spending for this year and on future funding, and messages for Members of Congress during the August recess.