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Is childcare more expensive than college tuition?

Childcare is more expensive than college tuition
Posted at 6:17 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 09:21:43-04

Paying for childcare can really squeeze an American's budget. In fact, a new report says it costs more than college tuition in 28 states.

Child Care Aware of America just put out a report and a map indicating states most affected. Green areas have more affordable childcare while dark blue areas are more expensive.

The report says childcare costs up to $9,600 per year on average and also suggests increasing funding for childcare and offering parents more options to ease the burden of the high cost.

For more information, visit the Child Care Aware of America website.