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Spotlighting Contributions of Latinx Educators and Inclusive Programs in the ECE Field

October 14, 2022

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, FFYF recognizes the immense contributions of Latinx caregivers and advocates who are working tirelessly to improve access to affordable, high-quality early care and education …


Congressional Briefing Highlights New Research on Early Head Start’s Impacts

September 23, 2022

On Wednesday, the National Head Start Association (NHSA) and the bipartisan Congressional Pre-K & Child Care Caucus hosted a briefing entitled “The Child and Family Impacts of Early Head Start …


FFYF’s 2022 Child Care & Early Learning State Fact Sheets

August 2, 2022

Our analysis of all 50 states and Washington, D.C. shows that the existing patchwork of federal and state early learning and care programs only reaches a fraction of income-eligible families. Federal …


Appropriations and Budget Reconciliation: Understanding Federal Early Learning & Care Funding Opportunities

March 9, 2022

Updated March 15, 2022 Each year, millions of low-income children from birth through age five benefit from the array of federal early learning and care programs, including the Child Care …


Child Care and Pre-K in the Build Back Better Act: A Look at the Legislative Text

December 14, 2021

As part of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, Congress is considering the Build Back Better Act with proposals aimed at creating jobs, providing tax relief to the middle-class, and …


Fast Facts: Impact of Child Care & Pre-K Proposal in Build Back Better Framework

November 3, 2021

On October 28th, President Biden unveiled a final framework for the Build Back Better Act, which includes a long-overdue, transformative $400 billion investment in child care and preschool as a …


FAQ on Preschool and the Expansion Proposal in the Build Back Better Act

October 12, 2021

The Build Back Better Act (BBB) proposes a federal partnership with states to offer high-quality, free, inclusive, and mixed-delivery preschool services to all three- and four-year old children on a …


Build Back Better Act: Child Care in the House Ways and Means Committee Package

September 16, 2021

As part of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda with proposals to create jobs, cut taxes, and lower costs for working families, the House and Senate are considering the Build …


Child Care and Preschool in the Build Back Better Act

July 29, 2021

The Biden administration’s proposal to reform and invest in America’s early learning and care system   In April, the White House unveiled the details of President Biden’s American Families Plan, …


Advocates Call for Increased FY2022 Appropriations for Early Learning and Care Programs

March 31, 2021

This week, FFYF and other national early care and education advocacy organizations sent a letter calling on Congress to provide increased funding for federal early learning and care programs, including the Child …


Comparing Early Learning and Care Provisions in the House, Senate, and Final FY21 Budget Reconciliation Packages

March 10, 2021

Recognizing the essential role of child care — its proven benefits to a child’s learning and healthy development and its support of America’s labor market and economy by allowing parents …

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