Because child care helps families thrive. When parents are able to find child care that meets their needs, they can maintain employment or enrollment in school, improve their ability to support their families, and advance economically.
Because quality child care means more success down the road. A child’s brain develops most significantly during the first five years of life—and the quality of child care in these early years can make a difference between a healthy start and falling behind.
Check out our infographic to learn more about the importance of quality child care and early education – and the challenges facing so many families.
“We know this works. Let’s make sure none of our children start the race behind.” – President Barack Obama