Resources

Transforming the Financing of Early Care and Education

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report outlining a framework for a funding strategy to provide accessible high-quality early care and education for young children.

Build Stronger: A Child Care Policy Roadmap

Alliance for Early Success's strategy to ensure that our public policy treats and funds child care as a crucial component of family, community, and national infrastructure.

2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT® Data Book outlining how children across the United States were faring before the coronavirus pandemic began.

Want to Grow the Economy? Fix the Child Care Crisis

ReadyNation report on the economic impacts of the nation’s child care crisis on infants and toddlers, working parents, employers, and taxpayers.

Workforce of Today, Workforce of Tomorrow

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce report on the role of high-quality childcare in the education and workforce pipeline.

Child Care Aware State Fact Sheet

Child Care Aware state fact sheet examining access to child care and Virginia's child care sector.

Economic Policy Institute State Fact Sheet

Economic Policy Institute state fact sheet on the cost of child care in Virginia.

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