The Youngest New Yorkers: Building a Universal Early Care and Education System in NYC


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May 23, 2023

In this webinar recording, you’ll hear from our team as we share new findings that illustrate the challenges New York City parents face in accessing publicly funded child care. The research identifies barriers including a lack of clear public information; difficult and time-consuming application processes; and limited access to full-day, year-round care among primary concerns raised by New York City parents.

You will learn about key highlights including data on enrollment and capacity and garnered feedback from listening sessions with parents and ECE providers that to call attention to the ways in which the city must act to reduce barriers experienced by families in accessing 3-K, Pre-K and child care programs, and identified recommendations to build a more sustainable path to a universal system.

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