Parents and the High Cost of Child Care: 2010 Update

Parents and the High Cost of Child Care: 2010 Update

February 22, 2010
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Parents and the High Cost of Child Care: 2010 Update presents information about the average cost for child care in individual states for infants, preschoolers and school-age children in child care centers and family child care homes. Data were collected from a nationwide survey of State Child Care Resource and Referral Networks and local Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.

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Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at www.usa.childcareaware.org.