In 2015, a number of states took important steps forward to expand access to affordable, high-quality early care and education. However, a few states took steps backward or missed opportunities to make progress. And all states, as well as the federal government, will need to make additional investments to ensure families have the child care and early education that parents need to work and that children need for a strong start.

Published On: December 21, 2015Associated Issues: Child CareChild Care & Early LearningChild Care AssistancePrekindergarten