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Why is child care so expensive? What we can do about it.

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Gale, R., & Kirsch, D.
Publication Date: 
1 May 2024


The infographic explains the cost of child care in the United States, highlighting the need for high staff to child ratios and the lack of state and federal support. The author and illustrator are calling for federal investment in child care to make the system work. They recommend the American Rescue Plan Act, the pandemic era funding program, continue to make child care a national priority.