ChildCare Aware of America has released its’ annual report – “Child Care in America; 2015 State Fact Sheets”. The report provides important data about working families in America. In all states, many parents have difficulty accessing healthy, safe child care that promotes early education. This report uses federal and national data from state Child Care Resources and Referral (CCR&R) agencies and other state agencies to analyze:
Family characteristics and child care needs
Utilization of child care
Availability of child care
Cost of child care
Child Care Workforce
Services provided by CCR&Rs
The report is an excellent resource for anyone involved in child care. Link: Child Care in America 2016 – North Carolina State Fact Sheet.