Herr Research Center and the Erikson Institute published a research to policy brief in September 2020, Family Child Care Providers: Unsung Heroes in the COVID-19 Crisis. These institutions have been working on a project to better understand the decline of family child care providers prior to COVID-19. They are now looking into family child care during the pandemic. They conducted 22 focus groups in four states with 123 family child care providers.
The Financial Impact of COVID Licensing Standards on New Jersey Child Care Providers, National Institute for Early Education Research. “This paper examines in-depth the impact of new and existing regulations on child care providers’ revenues and expenditures, and the subsidy rates required to financially sustain child care providers in New Jersey.”
A recent report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) examined U.S. Census Bureau’s National Survey of Children’s Health to better understand the prevalence of ACEs specifically in young children. CAP’s analysis found that more than 1 in 4 young children in the United States have been exposed to at least one ACE. Reflecting the societal patterns of America’s racial bias, the researchers also found that children of color are disproportionately more likely to have exposure to ACEs in early childhood.