State by State Fact Sheets: Child Care Assistance Policies 2012
The National Women's Law Center's 9th annual review of key child care subsidy policies in all fifty states and the District of Columbia reveals that families were worse off in 27 states than they were in 2011 under one or more child care assistance policies. Families are not only worse off in 2012 than they were in 2011, but are also worse off than a decade ago.
These 51 fact sheets summarize the state-specific information in Downward Slide: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2012. For an extended summary of the report, please see NWLC's press release on the report. To view a fact sheet (PDF), click on a state in the map or select from the list below.