The PBS NewsHour has produced an upcoming week-long series on child care in the United States. It is anticipated that infants and toddlers and the particular needs/challenges in providing access to affordable, high quality care for them will be woven throughout the series. The series is scheduled to run in five segments over the course of the week of July 12th. Find your local PBS station to tune in.
A ReadyNation report found that the infant-and-toddler child care crisis inflicts an annual cost of $57 billion in lost earnings, productivity, and revenue on the U.S. economy. A new resource by ReadyNation shows an estimate of the economic impact of the infant-and-toddler child care crisis in each state.
Click here to learn the estimated cost in your state.
Senn and Wilson introduce fair start for kids to address child care shortage and economic recovery – Tana Senn (wa.gov)
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by Washington State Department of Commerce | Jan, 2021
Island County studying how to make child care more accessible, affordable
by Stanwood-Camano News, December 2020