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Parents are children’s first and most important teachers. However, two-thirds of children under the age of 6 have both parents or their single parent in the workforce, and need a safe and stimulating environment. In many states, infant care costs more than in-state college tuition.

Congress doubled funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program in 2018. However, state and federal support for child care is the lowest that it has been in a decade, and too many families still lack access to good, affordable care. Council for a Strong America supports greater access to high-quality child care to provide children with a strong foundation in life and improve parents’ productivity on the job.

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  1. March 23, 2019 (Charleston Gazette-Mail )

    Protect federal funding for WV child care

    Op-Ed

  2. March 22, 2019 (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

    Child care block grant remains vital in Ga., U.S.

    Op-Ed

  3. March 22, 2019 (Indianapolis Business Journal )

    Federal child care support is good for business

    Op-Ed

  4. March 15, 2019 (Oklahoma City Journal Record)

    Child care crisis costing nation $57 billion a year

    Op-Ed

  5. March 12, 2019 (Hartford Courant)

    Time to address the child care crisis

    Op-Ed

  6. March 11, 2019 (Early Learning Nation)

    First Responders to a Hidden Emergency

    Media Coverage