Child Care Aware of America is excited to launch several new initiatives in commemoration of our 30th Anniversary.

Every month, visit our site to learn about our new research and professional development resources.

Child Care State Licensing Database

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Our Research Team is excited to announce the release of our new CCAoA’s Child Care Licensing Database, an innovative tool developed in collaboration with researchers from the University of Miami. The database was developed for policy makers, child care advocates, and providers interested in aligning state child care licensing requirements with Caring for Our Children Basics guidelines.

Millennials and the High Cost of Child Care

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The cost of child care varies widely from state to state, but the median income for millennials is near poverty levels across the country. Explore our story map to learn more about the issues facing millennial parents as well as a nationwide examination of the affordability of full-time center-based care for an infant and of full-time center-based care for two children.