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State Budget Cuts: America’s Kids Pay the Price

January 14, 2010
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The report provides an illustrative list of budget cuts in 2009 affecting children. Through December 2009, 42 states cut children's programs, including public health programs, higher education programs, programs for children with disabilities, and K-12 and early education programs such as child care.

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Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.

The Economy’s Impact on Parents’ Choices and Perceptions about Child Care

September 13, 2011
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The Economy’s Impact on Parents’ Choices and Perceptions about Child Care presents information on a nationwide poll of 1,000 parents with children under age 12 and their child care choices and perspectives in the current economy.

Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.

Capitol Connection Guidebook 112th Congress: A Congressional Resource Manual for CCR&Rs

March 1, 2011
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From understanding the process, to building relationships, to mastering the issues — this primer provides the tools you need to be an effective advocate and become involved in the legislative process on Capitol Hill.

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Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.

Promoting Healthy Practices in Child Care Centers

July 27, 2011
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a broad base of other partners, including NACCRRA and the Nemours Foundation, have entered into a cooperative effort to promote healthy behaviors in child care settings. Let’s Move! Child Care builds on the early success of the Let’s Move! initiative. As part of this collaboration, in 2011 NACCRRA surveyed Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) to leverage their key role in understanding trends and needs in the early childhood professional community at the state and local level.

Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.

We Can Do Better: 2011 Update: NACCRRA’s Ranking of State Child Care Center Regulation and Oversight

March 10, 2011
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 Member: $12.00, Non-Member: $15.00

More than 11 million children younger than age 5 spend an average of 35 hours a week in some type of child care setting. State child care licensing requirements govern the health, safety and learning opportunities for these children. State oversight requirements monitor compliance with state policies.

Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.

Early Childhood Education Professional Development: Training and Technical Assistance Glossary jointly developed by NACCRRA and NAEYC (the National Association for the Education of Young Children)

September 11, 2011
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This glossary of definitions was developed for those who provide professional development, state policymakers, early education advocates, and program administrators working to connect professional development activities and initiatives into an integrated system.

Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.

Parents' Perceptions of Child Care in the United States: Safety, Trained Providers and Cost Most Important Factors

January 26, 2009
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January 27, 2009

Arlington, VA - According to the results of a nationwide telephone survey of parents released today by the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA), safety was the most important factor for parents when choosing child care, followed by learning environments with trained child care providers, and cost.

Unequal Opportunities for Preschoolers: Differing Standards for Licensed Child Care Centers and State-Funded Pre-K Programs

February 19, 2009
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February 20, 2009

Arlington, VA - The National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) released a report today comparing standards that affect 3 - and 4-year-old preschoolers in licensed child care centers to standards for state-fund prekindergarten programs. In the report, Unequal Opportunities for Preschoolers, NACCRRA used the quality standards checklist developed by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) to rate state-funded prekindergarten initiatives.

Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes Across the Nation Are on the Decline and Vacancy Rates on the Rise

March 3, 2009
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Arlington, VA - Child care programs across the nation are on the decline and vacancy rates are on the rise, according to the results of a survey recently conducted by the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) on the impact of the nation’s recession on child care.

Report: Child Care Costs Continue to Rise Despite Economic Downturn

June 21, 2009
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Report Finds Child Care Costs Exceed Food Costs and Other Household Expenses

Arlington, VA - According to a repor

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