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New Survey: 91% of Parents Support Expansion of the Child Tax Credit Included in Congress’ Bipartisan Tax Deal 

More Than Half of Respondents Say 2021 CTC Made a Huge Difference in Their Family’s Finances Two-Thirds of Parents Report They Are Already Struggling Financially in 2024, Families Report Affording Food (67%), Affording Utilities (56%), and Paying for Essentials (56%) as Top Concerns January 31, 2024 — Today, as the U.S. House of Representative votes on a bipartisan tax deal …

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New Poll Finds Biden Underwater with Parents Compared to 2020

Parents see Republicans as more aligned with families and parents’ rights relative to Democrats. January 11, 2024 – A new poll, conducted on behalf of ParentsTogether Action, a national parent and family advocacy organization, found that President Joe Biden and the Democrats across the country are in trouble with parent voters – a large and consequential constituency who may make …

Parents Group: Two-Thirds of Parents Report They Are Struggling Financially Ahead of Thanksgiving; 70% of Families Struggling Say Their Biggest Challenge is Affording Food

Families Are Facing Widespread Economic Instability as Congress Heads Home Without Addressing Urgent WIC Funding Needs or the Child Care Crisis November 17, 2023– According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit family advocacy organization with more than 3 million members, over two-thirds of mostly lower and middle income parents surveyed said that they are struggling to make …

With Child Care Cliff Looming, New Survey Reveals Child Care Crisis as Parents are Forced to Cut Back on Hours or Resign

August 16, 2023 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, the lack of access to quality child care is reaching a breaking point.  Families already face vast challenges in accessing child care, and the crisis will soon get even worse: a “child care cliff” …

Parents Group Issues Statement on Formula Recall Update, Says Politicians Playing the Blame Game Doesn’t Make Our Children Safer

Friday, April 7, 2023 — Last week, the US House began a series of hearings on the issue of formula contamination and resulting shortages. There have been four formula recalls over Cronobacter contamination in the past year — more formula recalls than there have been in the last decade combined. In response, Ailen Arreaza, Executive Director of ParentsTogether, a parent …

Newest Survey on Expanded Child Tax Credit Reveals Financial Insecurity and Child Hunger as One Full Year without Monthly CTC Payments Approaches

As Some Democrats Push to Restart the Program, ParentsTogether Action Finds That 82% of Parents Support This Policy 61% Say Since Checks Stopped, It Has Been More Difficult to Meet Their Family’s Basic Needs; 22% Say They Are No Longer Able to Meet Their Family’s Basic Needs November 29, 2022 — According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a …

NEW SURVEY: Parents Most Skeptical of Blended Learning Models, Want Standardized Tests Cancelled for Spring Semester, Feel Highly Favorable Towards Teachers And Their Unions

A new survey from ParentsTogether, a family advocacy group representing more than 2.5 million parents across the country, found that 62% of parents with students in blended learning say their children’s mental health has gotten worse since the pandemic, compared to about half of parents with students in other models.

NEW SURVEY: Two Months After Insurrectionist Attack on the US Capitol, 67% of Parents Concerned About Kids Being Influenced by White Supremacist Content Online

Survey Shows Majority of Parents Are Taking New steps to limit the time their children spend online in light of the January 6 attack  89% Say Tech Companies Need to Do a Better Job of Protecting Kids WASHINGTON D.C. — A new survey from ParentsTogether, a family advocacy organization with more than 2.5 million members nationwide, revealed that parents are …

NEW STUDY: One Year Into the Pandemic, 82% of Parents Are Concerned About Their Kids’ Screen Time

43% of Parents Say the Excessive Use of Screens or Devices Has Caused Family Conflict 39% of Parents Link Excessive Use of Social Media and Devices to Declining Mental Health in their Kids WASHINGTON D.C. — A new survey released by family advocacy group ParentsTogether, which has a membership network of over 2.5 million parents across the United States, revealed …