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Quality education is essential to a skilled and competitive workforce. Access to education, coupled with reliable, quality childcare is key for improving economic opportunities for all Americans.

Our education system is failing many students as shown by data that reveals two-thirds of our fourth and eighth graders are unable to read or do math at their grade level. And the United States ranks below a number of other countries in reading and math proficiency. Recognizing the importance of childcare as a key component of the education system is crucial to addressing the current challenges and ensuring that every child has the support they need to thrive.

  • 6th in Reading
    Global Ranking for U.S. Students
  • 10th in Science
    Global Ranking for U.S. Students
  • 26th in Math
    Global Ranking for U.S. Students

Introducing Commerce Meets Classroom, a new series from our K-12 education experts, Kyle Butler and Caitlin Codella Low, featuring the business perspective on pressing education issues.

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3 Things People Get Wrong About Childcare — That Probably Includes You

Dive deeper with Joseph Davis and Sydney Lewis as they debunk the most common childcare myths, inviting you to explore the hidden truths that every American family should know.

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