Factsheets & Data

Family Child Care Research & Data Fact Sheet

This fact sheet draws from various sources to provide important data on family child care programs around the nation. It provides insights on children’s enrollment in family child care, the availability of family child care, and challenges/opportunities for family child care programs. This data should be used to inform family child care policy and advocacy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Build Back Better Plan Frequently Asked Questions

The Build Back Better Plan is legislation being considered in Congress, that among other things seeks to transform the way we experience child care in this country.

Negotiations in Congress have not been easy. The details of the vision are crucial, and also the drafts of legislation continue to change! The legislation is sometimes not as detailed as we might want, and this is sometimes because of the process that they’re using (called Reconciliation).

This is an ever-changing situation. Our summaries and this Q&A are based on our analysis and on the understanding of the intent of the writers of the legislation.

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Reports

How States Can Improve Child Care Facilities & Physical Spaces Using Federal Relief Dollars

How States Can Improve Child Care Facilities & Physical Spaces Using Federal Relief Dollars is a policy brief on the need to invest federal dollars on facility infrastructure for child care providers. With more than $50 billion in federal relief invested in the child care sector, there is an unprecedented opportunity for states to investment in facilities, a key element in creating a high-quality child care experiences in centers and family child care homes.

This brief is authored by NAFCC along with the National Children’s Facilities Network, CLASP, National Association for the Education of Young Children and Education Counsel.

Webinars