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In 33 US states it costs more to send your kid to childcare than college

Surprised babies child care

In America today, 65% of children under age 6 have two working parents — more than double the number since 1970.

For families across the country, childcare is a necessity — and financial burden — like never before.

The Care Index, a new report from think tank New America,, and others, details the three “pillars” of childcare — cost, quality, and availability— and the variances across state lines.

Among its findings, the report revealed that in 33 US states, the average cost of full-time, in-center care for one child under age 4 has eclipsed that of in-state public read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com