Understanding Child Care and Pre-Kindergarten Provisions in the Build Back Better Act

The most recent version  of the Build Back Better (BBB) Act includes historic investments in child care and preschool totaling $390 billion. These investments create a child care entitlement for most children from birth through age five and universal pre-kindergarten for three- and four-year-olds, which would provide significant increases to access for families and children, improve the quality of the programs, and increase pay and support for providers
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