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Policy Brief: Faith-Based Child Care

Policy Brief: Faith-Based Child Care

According to a 2020 survey by the Bipartisan Policy Center, faith-based child care remains a preferred option for many families. But the scope and nature of faith-based child care has received little recent study.

To address this gap, the Center for Public Justice and DataWise Consulting (formerly Calvin University Center for Social Research) examined the child care landscape in Michigan. Read our policy brief to learn more about the role of faith-based child care within America’s child care ecosystem.

Watch our recent webinar “Faith-Based Child Care: A Michigan Case Study” with Rachel Anderson, CPJ Resident Fellow, Mina Hong, Start Early Consulting Team Director, Travis Grulke, Michigan District Lutheran Schools Superintendent, and Dr. Nkechy Ezeh, Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative Founder, to hear key findings from the Michigan case study and a discussion on the challenges and opportunities that faith-based child care providers are facing.

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