Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Cost of Child Care Continues to Grow

The National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies has issued a new report "Parents and the High Price of Child Care: 2009 Update" which looks at the average prices charged for child care for infants, 4-year-olds, and school-age children in centers and family child care homes in every state. The report reveals that child care costs continue to rise with costs often times exceeding monthly food and other household expenses. For policies to improve access to early care and education.

(Hat tip to Connect for Kids)

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