Policy Library & Recent Reports

Policy Library and Recent Reports


Child Care and Development Block Grant



Child Care Basic Facts and Figures 

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Military Child Care Act


Recent Policy Reports


Rural Issues
  • White Paper:  "Child Care in Rural America: Top Challenges" (July 2010)
  • Carsey Institute: "Over Sixteen Million Children in Poverty in 2011" (Fall 2012)
  • Carsey Institute: "More Poor Kids in More Poor Places, Children Increasingly Live Where Poverty Persists" (Fall 2011)
  • Carsey Institute: "One Million Additional Children in Poverty Since 2009, 2010 Data Reveal Nearly One in Four Southern Children Now Live in Poverty" (Summer 2011)
  • Carsey Institute: "Education in Chronically Poor Rural Areas Lags Across Generations" (Spring 2011)
  • White House Rural Council: "Jobs and Economic Security for Rural America" (August 2011)




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