News for Community Partners

Minnesota is once again surveying all licensed child care providers to collect important information that influences statewide policies and program supports, including child care assistance rates.

Did you know that more than 90% of parents want to receive a text from their child care provider in the case of emergency?

Join policymakers and children advocates for these upcoming early education events at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Welcome to the Child Care Aware of Minnesota Legislative Update and Bill Tracker for 2017. Follow along each week to track introduced bills, committee level or floor action, and other news related to early care and education and school age care. 

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Child Care Aware® of America has released its Parents and the High Cost of Child Care: 2016 report.

(Washington, D.C.) Twenty states had waiting lists for child care assistance or turned away eligible families without adding their names to a waiting list in 2016—preventing numerous low-income families from getting any assistance at all—according to a new

Child Care Aware® of Minnesota was recently awarded the Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies as Resilience Hubs grant.

On September 14, 2016, Governor Mark Dayton announced the latest appointments to the Early Learning Council, including Ann McCully, executive director at Child Care Aware® of Minnesota.

Child Care Aware of America has released it's 2016 State Fact Sheet.