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Exploring Important Issues for a Changing Field

Our policy briefs explore important issues affecting the early childhood field. For more information about Child Care Aware’s advocacy efforts, please contact Nicolette Graf, Equity and Advocacy Coordinator.

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  • Empower to Educate
    • This brief summarizes the Empower to Educate program, reviews the barriers that the program addresses, and offers participant testimonials.
  • Child Care Wayfinder
    • This brief provides an overview of the Child Care Wayfinder program and the barriers that the program addresses, and includes participant testimonials.
  • Deregulation
    • This brief discusses why deregulation is not the solution to the problems in the child care system.
  • Why Ratios Matter
    • This brief explores the importance of maintaining appropriate child-to-caregiver ratios in child care settings.