New Mexico Fact Sheets

In support of the NAEYC Affiliate network and other state partners, NAEYC has gathered links to state-specific fact sheets created by national organizations in one, easy-to-find and easy-to-access location. When you are looking for state-specific information, please start here to see if your need has already been addressed! 

We will update this information periodically, but if you would like to add a resource to the list; or if you need additional information, unbranded documents, or other resources, please email with your request, or reach out directly to the organization whose state fact sheet you would like to use or adapt.  


Early Learning Fact Sheet (2021)

  • Center for American Progress
  • Current child care situation, including missed and available opportunities 


Child Care Facts (2021) 

  • Child Care Aware of America
  • Child care need, availability, and workforce  


State Profile on Preschool (2023)

  • National Institute for Early Education Research
  • State profile on state-funded preschool programs in your state. 


State of Babies Yearbook (2023)

  • Snapshot of how infants, toddlers, and their families are faring with respect to three developmental domains: good health; strong families; positive early learning experiences  


Head Start Fact Sheet (2024)

  • National Head Start Association 


  • Head Start’s Accessibility and Reach, funding, and Head Start jobs in your state. 

2024 CCDBG State Fact Sheets

  • First Five Years
  • An overview of what families in NM pay for quality childcare

TANF and Child Care State Fact Sheet 

  • Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Summary of federal and state funds (from FY21)  

Impact of Increased Federal Child Care Funding 

  • Child Trends
  • Information on how each state has used, or plans to use, their increased federal funds 

Early Progress: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2022 

  • National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)
  • State policies in five key areas in child care assistance- income eligibility limits, waiting lists, copayments, payment rates, and eligibility for parents searching for a job. 

State of Child Care  (note: Not a fact sheet, but important information for states) 

  • Collaboration of CAP, FFYF, NAEYC, BPC, and CCAoA, with references to data from NWLC, CLASP, and Child Trends  
  • Website on the state of child care in America with resources, data, and news on how states are spending funds from the Child Care Development Block Grant.  

State Impact of increase in CCDBG 2024

  • CLASP 
  • Information on estimated additional funding for each state and additional children to receive CCDBG-funded child care. 

Mapping the Gap (only specific states)

  • Child Care Aware of America
  • Story map to share unique stories about child care supply and demand 
    • Provider location
    • Participation in programs like CACFP and CCDF subsidy 
    • Food access, family poverty, and more

Child Care Deserts map

  • Center for American Progress
  • Child care desert map with state-specific information on:
    • Share of people in child care deserts, by race and income 
    • Number of people in child care deserts, by urbanicity 

Early Childhood Administration Fact Sheet

  • Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Flow of early childhood federal funds
  • Eligibility alignment  
  • System recommendations

2024 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Final Rule Fact Sheet

  • US Department of Health & Human Services Office of Child Care
  • Overview of 2024 CCDF Final Rule: Improving Child Care Access, Affordability, and Stability in the Child Care and Development Fund


WORKFORCE (ECE Workforce & Impact on State Workforce in General)

Early Childhood Workforce Index

  • Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
  • Composite appraisal of the early childhood workforce in each state focused on: 
    • Earnings and Economic Security; 
    • Early Childhood Workforce Policies; 
    • Family and Income Support Policies


Early Childhood Data Systems

  • Child Trends
  • Links child, program, and workforce data 


Business Case for Investing in High-Quality Child Care 

  • Committee for Economic Development (CED)
  • Impact child care has on the economy and jobs 
  • Size of the market-based child care industry in your state by:
    • Total economic impact 
    • Total earnings 
    • Total jobs impact 


Child Care in State Economies 

  • Committee for Economic Development (CED)
    • Impact of Child Care Industry  
    • Cost of Child Care & Labor Force Participation 
    • Child Care Usage 
    • Link Between the Paid Child Care Sector and the State Economy 

New Mexico Find My Legislator (not a fact sheet, but a great resource)

New Mexico state legislature

• Site allows one to search for one’s House Representative and Senator by address or district.

• Provides contact info for representative

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