Childcare Crisis

Lets Talk About the Childcare Crisis

Quality, affordable child care is essential for building a child’s future. Children deserve a safe, loving and engaging environment to learn and grow. Parents should have the ability to work and not be constrained by lack of quality childcare options.

Childcare is Expensive and Hard to Find

70%

Childcare costs have increased 70% in the last 25 years.

#1

US Birth Rates are the lowest in 30 years, cost of childcare is #1 reason for delayed child birth

72%

72% of parents find it difficult to find affordable, high quality care.

It’s disadvantaging our children

The first few years of a child’s development are the most important.

75% of brain development is happening ages 1-5 .

Yet children are not getting the right care from high quality child care providers.

It’s Hurting our Communities

$14

Child care workers make
on average $14 / hour

37%

Only 37% of 1-2 year olds
are in licensed childcare facilities

Quality Education Changes Everything

Ivy School provides affordable, high-quality education for children
through it’s network of premium in-home family schools.

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References

https://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/p70-135.pdf

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/05/upshot/americans-are-having-fewer-babies-they-told-us-why.html

https://www.npr.org/documents/2016/oct/Child-Care-and-Development-Report-2016.pdf

http://cscce.berkeley.edu/files/2018/06/Early-Childhood-Workforce-Index-2018.pdf

https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/five-numbers-to-remember-about-early-childhood-development/

https://slate.com/human-interest/2017/11/child-care-for-2-year-olds-is-a-luxury-in-america.html