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Child Care in Rural America – What Have We Learned?

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Child care in rural America is challenging for parents and providers. BPC’s latest analysis of child care in 35 states reveals a gap between parents potential need and the actual supply of care.

Rural areas are far more underserved than urban areas, making it even harder for rural parents to access child care within an already fragile system. Through a series of parent surveys, BPC explored child care demand, how caregiving responsibilities affect the workforce, and how access to quality child care programs meet the needs of working parents.

Join BPC on October 6 for an overview of how child care for rural families has changed over time and to explore the results of our latest survey on child care issues unique to rural America. The survey focused on households in towns of less than 50,000 and examined:

View the slide deck here

Read the survey analysis here

Read the survey toplines

Read the survey crosstabs

Featured Participants

Panel discussion with:

Claire Taylor
Director of Client Services, Morning Consult

Candace Horne
Childcare Provider

Elly Lafkin

Patty Butler
State Administrator, Montana

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