Home-based family childcare is a valuable childcare option for the many working families who prefer a home — rather than institutional — setting for their young children, and it also provides an important opportunity for women’s entrepreneurship, especially in low-income communities. Yet since 2005, the number of licensed home-based childcare businesses has declined by almost 50 percent — more than 100,000 providers — even as capacity of childcare centers has grown.
An emerging strategy for boosting family childcare is establishing networks that connect multiple home-based childcare businesses in a local region, providing support for business operations and program quality.
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