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Interview with Parent Advocate Addresses Rising Child Care Costs

October 1, 2014

Efuru Lynch of California is a working mother and a parent advocate for affordable, accessible child care. She is a strong proponet for child care policies that met the diverse needs of middle- and low-income families and satisfy children's need for a stable, nurturing provider.

Child care in North Dakota at ‘tipping point

February 10, 2014
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California Lags Behind in Child Care Oversight

January 29, 2014
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NBC Bay Area

Grant money to help improve child care in Jefferson County

January 20, 2014
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The Denver Post

Where day care breaks the bank

August 21, 2013
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(Bridgeport) Connecticut Post

Priced out of licensed child care?

August 13, 2013

Raising a child will cost families more than $240,000 before a child’s 18th birthday, according to an August 2013 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Child care and education expenses account for 18 percent of those costs.

Families are forced to make tough choices as the cost of child care continues to rise and wages stay the same or go down. But there is an even bigger unknown:  What is the quality of the child care program?

Average cost to raise a kid: $241,080

August 14, 2013
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CNN Money

Child-Rearing Cost Climb 2.6% In 2012 Seen As Strain On Families

August 14, 2013
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Financial Advisor

Family Fun: Quality Child Care

May 8, 2013
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Ukiah (California) Daily Journal
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