What Every Parent or Caregiver With Kids in Childcare Needs to Know
September 28, 2023
Childcare is essential for families across the United States. Millions of children attend childcare every day, and millions of parents and caregivers rely on it. While advocates and many Americans agree that care should be accessible and affordable to all who need it, there’s a fast-approaching deadline that could put that at risk.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, childcare providers were under enormous strain. The federal government responded with a nearly $24 billion investment to support providers. This investment enabled them to pay workers, buy cleaning supplies, pay mort...