Executive Summary: Assessing Child Care Subsidies Through an Equity Lens: A Review of Policies and Practices in the Child Care Development Fund
This report is based on the scant literature and interviews with 28 experts to explore issues of equity in the subsidy system. It includes a chart about the process of getting a subsidy, concerns about policies, and potential strategies to build equity. Strategies include doing a parent engagement study, conducting an equity analysis, examining how providers are treated, gathering caseworker input, and simplifying the process of getting and keeping subsidy. This resource supports equity.