Stable, Quality Subsidy Policy: Research-Based Rationale

Publication Date: September 2008

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Rachel Schumacher; Elizabeth Hoffmann

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This rationale presents research on state child care subsidy systems and how stable, quality care promotes babiesÂ’ and toddlersÂ’ healthy development. As part of the Charting Progress for Babies in Child Care project, this rationale supports the Policy FrameworkÂ’s Recommendation #14: Promote stable, quality care for babies and toddlers through subsidy policy.