Early Childhood Education

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on early childhood education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

COVID-19 Impact on Childcare: Employers, Providers, and Working Parents

Childcare challenges, already persistent and complex, have now been further complicated by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Parents are trying to balance childcare and work, childcare providers are trying to stay open or re-open with an unsustainable new business model, and employers are trying to determine how and when their working parents can return to work.

Join us on December 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. ET, for a webinar covering the findings from the series of surveys we conducted from June to November 2020, and understand the impact of COVID-19 on childcare observed over time.

Childcare Challenges Persist as Parents Return to Work Amid COVID-19

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released a new report, "Piecing Together Solutions: Returning to Work and the Childcare Dilemma," outlining how childcare challenges are affecting working parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The report examines how working parents are struggling to adapt to the ongoing challenges posed by the pandemic, including difficulties navigating alternative childcare arrangements and online K-12 learning.

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