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Child Care: Rising Cost of Quality Threatens Access CCA Fact Sheet

Child care educators earn very low wages, child care center teachers turn over at a 43% rate, and 22% of child care businesses have closed since 2011. Without more public investment, these alarming trends will accelerate.

We call on the legislature to fund the cost of quality child care by investing $85.5 million into Working Connections Child Care center reimbursement rates. Read more here from Child Care Aware's fact sheet (PDF).