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Child care in 35 states: What we know and don’t know: Quantifying the supply of, potential need for, and gaps in child care across the country


This report, accompanied by an interactive map, describes BPC’s mapping methodology, insights gleaned from the data collection process that states can use to optimize the ways they collect supply data, and national findings on the gap in child care according to geographic location and socioeconomic factors across the country. The report also includes an important discussion about the further need to fully understand parents’ child care choices at the national and local level in order to accurately apply these findings to policy decisions. (author abstract)

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Reports & Papers
United States
Alabama; Arizona; California; Colorado; Connecticut; District of Columbia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Montana; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming

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