From 2006 to 2015, over 373,000 children have lost assistance. This fact sheet explores trends among the child care providers receiving CCDBG funds and implications for the families served by this program.
A companion to Disparate Access, this report elaborates on the low level of access Latino children and their parents have to child care assistance through the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG).
With about 50 hours to go until the start of FY17 and members of Congress eager to return home to campaign, the U.S. House and Senate passed a “Continuing Resolution” (CR) that will keep the federal government funded until December 9, 2016.
"Louisiana is on par with national trends in how it spends its federal block-grant money, CLASP found. In 2014, total spending on child care assistance nationally fell to $11.3 billion, the lowest level since 2002, as 29 states decreased spending."
The Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released final regulations implementing the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG).
Today’s economy increasing requires post-secondary credentials for good jobs. President Obama has said every American should have at least one year of postsecondary education and training, leading to a credential. Yet our anti-poverty programs have rules that directly contradict those goals.