For families that need the most help, child care costs are about to drop

New spending bill includes $1 billion in funding for child care

New Rule Could Lower Childcare Costs for Families: What to Know

Feminism NOW Podcast

America's child care shortage is pushing military families to a breaking point

New Findings: Child Care Prices Continue to Rise as Supply Remains Stagnant

Child Care Aware® of America Inspires Communities to Celebrate Provider Appreciation Day®

For families that need the most help, child care costs are about to drop

Appropriations Bill Provides Unprecedented Child Care Funding

New Child Care and Development Fund Policies Will Promote Access, Affordability and Stability

The military is opening more childcare centers, but thousands of kids remain on waitlists

Americans need help with child care. One solution is catching on in Maine.

Child Care Aware® of America Welcomes New Board Members

Child Care Aware® of America Awarded $5 Million to Advance an Equitable Child Care System

Statement from CCAoA on the White House Call for Congress to Invest $16 Billion in Child Care

Child Care Aware of America Chief Executive Officer Susan Gale Perry Awarded Aspen Institute Ascend Fellowship

Parents navigate challenges and costs of child care

Child care advocates seek solutions as pandemic-era federal funding winds down

CCAoA Statement on the Maui Wildfires

Bipartisan Senate Committee Approves FY2024 Child Care Funding

Child Care Aware® of America’s latest report shows that child care sector supply increased on the heels of over $50b investment

Child Care Aware® of America Celebrates Provider Appreciation Day®

What makes child care providers awesome: Parents share their appreciation

Child Care Aware of America Names Susan Gale Perry as Chief Executive Officer

White House Announces Executive Actions Promoting Child Care and Caregiving Economy

Department of Commerce Releases CHIPS Act Child Care Planning Guide

What’s behind the US’s worsening child care crisis?

Congressman – and first time dad – says men need to step up on child care solutions

1 in 4 parents report being fired for work interruptions due to child care breakdowns

Child care is already unaffordable for many families. Experts worry a spike could be ahead.

Cost of living: Child care

New report highlights parent and provider stories and deepens our understanding of the child care crisis

America 2023: When even members of Congress don’t have child care

The pandemic intensified the childcare crisis—and it could be a permanent and expensive problem for working parents

CCAoA Statement on Congressional Passage of FY23 Omnibus Spending Bill

McCready Named CCAoA Interim CEO

New Mexico voted a child care guarantee into its constitution. For one mom, it means her 8-year-old doesn’t worry about money anymore

State Legislature Roundup

Yes, Inflation is Making Child Care Cost More

New Report Finds that Increases in the Price of Child Care Continue to Exceed the Rate of Inflation

The child care crisis just keeps getting worse

Catalyzing Growth: Using Data to Change Child Care

Child Care Aware® of America CEO Lynette M. Fraga to Resign in Early 2023

Child Care Aware® of America CEO Resignation Announcement

CCAoA Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act

JOINT STATEMENT: Senate Must Make Good on Promise to Solve Child Care Crisis

As vaccines for younger U.S. children roll out, the effects on day care centers may be muted.

CCAoA Statement on Texas School Shooting

Families and child care providers struggle with high costs

New Mexico to offer a year of free child care to most residents

CCAoA to Lead Provider Appreciation Day® on May 6

Unite/Disrupt/Transform with Child Care Aware of America

The American Rescue Plan’s Child Care Test Run

The States with the Most and Least Affordable Child Care

The cost of childcare: How to fix a system on the brink

The US needs a human rights-focused child care agenda

CCAoA Symposium to Highlight Ways to Transform Child Care System

OPINION: We can longer afford to neglect child care providers and our littlest learners

CCAoA Contributes to Civil Rights Principles for Early Care and Education

Grandparents As First Responders? Makes Sense.

Child care workers are going hungry: 'We have a dollar store in town and sadly fill up on cheap junk to survive'

A historic child care investment saved centers from collapse. What happens when the money runs out?

Child care now costs more than $10,000 per year on average—here’s why that’s a problem

CCAoA CEO Featured on Actor Wilmer Valderrama's Podcast

Child-care costs are outpacing inflation — the average cost of daycare for infants now exceeds in-state college tuition fees

16,000 Shuttered Child Care Programs Push the Sector Closer to Collapse

America’s Childcare Providers Are Still Struggling to Survive

16,000 childcare providers shut down in the pandemic. It’s a really big deal

Child care sector marked by fewer providers and increased prices amid pandemic

New Report Finds Fewer Child Care Providers and Increased Prices, Highlighting Need for Significant Federal Investment in Child Care

Mario Cardona Selected for Pahara Fellowship for Education Leaders

CCAoA Expands Disaster Preparedness Project in Midwest States

COVID Underscored the Need for Early Childhood Education. Are Fundraisers Seeing More Support?

Federal Aid Is Propping Up Child Care. It Isn't a Long-Term Fix.

WATCH: Helms joins CCAoA Board of Directors

Child care hiring crisis is closing programs and keeping parents out of workforce

Child Care Aware of America Launches Future of Quality Child Care Initiative

CCAoA Statement on House Passage of Build Back Better Act

How the pandemic has forced a new generation of latchkey kids

CCAoA Statement on the Announcement of the Build Back Better Framework

Biden's finishing what Obama started with early learning

Exacerbated by pandemic, child care crisis hampers economy

'Crisis level': Child care providers grapple with a worker shortage as federal relief is slow to help

Biden's child, elder care proposals come with a hefty price tag. But can they transform the industry?

Can the U.S. create universal pre-K without repeating past mistakes?

Families struggle to afford childcare

Lessons on Child Care, From the Military

COVID-19's Impact on the Child Care Industry

CCAoA Supports Mask Wearing in Child Care Settings to Protect Children and Adults

CCAoA Statement on Senate Passage of Budget Reconciliation Framework

Advocates pressure Congress on child care investments

"I can breathe a little bit more." Millions to receive child tax credit payments

The market controls child care costs in the U.S. Can that be changed?

5 Signs You're Financially Ready to Have a Baby

Will schools and day cares require masks or COVID-19 vaccines in fall 2021?

The Return to the Office Is Pushing Even More Women Out of Work

Military will pay toward in-home child care for some families in pilot program

Guest Opinion: Ensuring early childhood systems work

New State-by-State Data Shows Pandemic’s Impact on Child Care

Child care costs $17,000 a year for California parents. Would Biden plan help?

States have never had this much money for child care. Could this be a turning point for the industry?

Investments in child care facilities are critical to building a more equitable system of care

One key to getting women back to work post-pandemic: Childcare

CCAoA to Lead Provider Appreciation Day on May 7

America can't afford the cost of inaction on child care

CCAoA Statement in Response to President Biden's American Families Plan

President Biden’s proposal could save some families nearly $15,000 a year on child care

Our second COVID summer: Finding care and enrichment opportunities for your school-age child

Congress Reintroduces Legislation to Invest in the Future of Child Care

CCAoA Collaborates with The WIT Project to Improve Website and Provide Real-World Experience for Women STEM Students

Biden Admin Addresses Child Care Crisis for Families of Color

The child care industry collapsed during COVID-19, so Biden's giving it $39B from the stimulus

Working families face a childcare crisis. This panel will explain how it affects us all

Knoxville child care owners reflect on a year in a pandemic

How Biden’s infrastructure plan could leave child care behind

Mass Exodus: Pandemic Forces Women Out of the Workforce

Child Care in Crisis: Can Biden’s Plan Save It?

CCAoA Statement in Response to President Biden's American Jobs Plan

COVID-19 shattered childcare. Experts want to fix it

If Not Now, When? It’s Time to Transform Child Care

CCAoA Statement in Support of AAPI Community

Billions of Covid relief dollars are going to child care. Here’s why advocates say more needs to be done to fix the crisis

Latest Round of Covid Relief Provides Nearly $50 Billion for Child Care Sector

How Investment in Early Childhood Education Benefits Everyone

Child Care Providers Get Billions in Covid-19 Relief Law

CDC updates safety guidelines for child care centers as many struggle to stay in business

Congress greenlights a $40 billion bailout for the child-care industry

CCAoA Statement in Response to Congress Passing American Rescue Plan

Celebrate International Women’s Day by Supporting Child Care

Covering the Pandemic Child Care Crisis

She was arrested for leaving her kids while she worked. An outpouring of sympathy followed.

In Some States, Child Care Workers Won’t Get the Covid Vaccine for Months

‘It’s not going to solve the problem’: Democrats unveil ambitious child-care tax credit, but will it be enough?

The Cost of Child Care: Know Your Options

CCAoA Data Featured on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

They've nurtured our babies through COVID-19 horrors; now, child care workers aren't sure when they'll get vaccinated

CCAoA Statement in Response to President-elect Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan

About 700,000 parents with young kids left the workforce in 2020. For many, loss of child care was to blame.

Child Care is Essential for Economic Recovery

CCAoA Statement on Nomination of Miguel Cardona to Serve as Secretary of Education

What Working Parents Need Above All Else Right Now, According to 6 Experts

CCAoA Statement on Federal COVID-19 Relief and FY21 Funding

Mario Cardona to Join CCAoA as Chief of Policy and Practice

CCAoA Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

CCAoA Statement on Nomination of Xavier Becerra to Serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Coronavirus takes toll on Black, Latino child care providers

The COVID-19 math doesn’t work for Washington’s child care providers

Can I Safely Send My Kid to Day Care? We Asked the Experts

Yale Study Finds No Correlation Between Child Care Centers and Coronavirus Transmission

Lynette M. Fraga Discusses the New Study that Child Care Is Not Linked to COVID

Daycare Centers Are Very Low Risk for Covid-19 Transmission, Study Says

Child Care Centers Are Not Linked to COVID Spread, According to Large Study

Child care programs not associated with COVID-19 spread, large study finds

Report: Fewer family childcare providers with pandemic taking toll

Mothers in the workplace at a 'tipping point' amid the pandemic, child care crisis

National report warns crumbling child care industry will slow economic recovery in Washington state and beyond

Child-care centers struggle to reopen, while others may raise prices to survive

Without federal support, experts say child care is likely to get more expensive for parents

Report Finds Drop In Iowa's Licensed Child Care Centers During COVID-19

New Report Provides National and State-by-State Look at Child Care  During COVID-19 Pandemic

Advancing an Equitable and Anti-Racist Child Care System

COVID-19 Has Nearly Destroyed the Childcare Industry—and It Might Be Too Late to Save It

Pandemic underscores the importance, inequities of child-care system

Coronavirus calculation: No child care, no economic recovery

Advocating for Child Care During and After a Pandemic

In-Home Child Care Could Be the Solution to Covid-19 Parent Woes

Without Child Care, There is No Economic Recovery

Parents Going Back to Work After Pandemic Peak Struggle to Find Child Care

South Jersey summer camps' opening plans vary in light of COVID-19

How To Prepare Your Toddler For The New Normal At Day Care, According To Experts

5 questions to ask before sending kids to camp or child care amid coronavirus pandemic

Getting Kids Back to School and Child Care

Future of child care facilities in question as pandemic rolls on

Child Care Crisis in the Pandemic

Lack of child care poses major hurdle as businesses reopen

Many child care facilities remain closed. Who will watch kids as parents return to work?

States Can't Fully Reopen With Child Care Centers Still Closed

Top 5 Questions for Parents to Ask About Child Care Health and Safety During COVID-19

Affordable child care is increasingly difficult to find in the U.S.—coronavirus could make it harder

CCAoA Partners with CARE USA to Support Child Care Providers

‘The payment came too late’: Maryland child care centers ponder long-term consequences of coronavirus pandemic

The Forgotten Essential Workers: Women of Color in Child Care

Kids can’t be an ‘afterthought’: Some states are reopening without lifting child care restrictions

Need for child care presents hurdle to restarting economy

Economy can't reopen unless child care questions are answered, says head of nonprofit

What are parents supposed to do with their children as businesses reopen but schools remain closed?

Dr. Lynette M. Fraga on the Economy & How It Can't Re-Open Until Childcare Re-Opens

The pandemic is slated to shutter 30% of US child care centers — and it could prove catastrophic for the careers of American women

When Can Child Care Resume?

Survey: Vast Majority of Voters Support Financial Assistance for America’s Child Care Industry to Address COVID-19 Impact

Finding the Right Day Care Can Be a Journey

Discussing the Consequences of COVID-19 for Child Care Centers

CCAoA Statement on Senators Warren and Smith's $50 Billion Child Care Plan

Report Shows Gaps in Child Care for Kids of Healthcare Workers

What to Do if Your Day Care Is Still Open

The child care crisis for essential employees

States scramble to arrange child care for essential workers

CCAoA Calls Federal Stimulus Support for Child Care a “Down Payment”

CCAoA Partnering with Yale Professors to Promote Interactive Map on Child Care Needs for Essential Workers

New Report Reveals How And Where Families Find and Access Child Care