2022 Session Priorities

Find below a link to view what we support and will advocate for during the 2022 General Assembly session in order to reach our bold goal.

2022 General Assembly Tracker

We are closely tracking and speaking out on legislative and budget items that could impact our child care and early education system. Find below a link to view our legislative and budget amendment tracker for the latest updates on relevant measures.

The Economics of Child Care Supply in the United States

Read more from the U.S. Department of the Treasury on the existing child care system in the U.S. and how this system fails to adequately serve many families. 

Virginia Child Care Data Overview

Explore the Bipartisan Policy Center's National and State Child Care Data Overview tool to see data on children, child care funding, and providers in Virginia.

Teacher Turnover in Virginia Child Care

Read more from the Study of Early Education through Partnerships' August 2021 report on pre-pandemic evidence of high teacher turnover in Virginia's child care system.

Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program Spring 2021 Two-Pager

Learn more from the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program about the statewide kindergarten readiness landscape following the 2020-2021 school year and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Child Care Crisis Across the Commonwealth

The Virginia Promise Partnership has developed a representative cross-section of data profiles by region and locality outlining key insights into Virginia’s child care system.

Child Care Staffing Challenges during the Pandemic

Joint report from the University of Virginia's EdPolicyWorks and UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies on child care staffing issues in Virginia during COVID.

2021 Virginia Poll on Early Childhood Education

The Virginia Promise Partnership commissioned a poll of registered Virginia voters from across the Commonwealth to gain a better understanding of how our state’s residents view child care issues.

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.

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