A growing body of research shows that access to quality care and learning in the first years of life is crucial for building a strong foundation that allows children to succeed. Still, a partisan divide has complicated a vital national conversation on increasing child care quality and access.
The Bipartisan Policy Center partnered with Luntz Global to survey conservative and liberal viewpoints on child care and early learning.
One overwhelming conclusion from this research:
Conservatives and liberals alike recognize that early childhood development is critical to the wellbeing of the nation as a whole and even align on some possible policy approaches.