Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Monday, October 12, 2015

EPI Report Highlights the High Cost of Child Care Across the Country

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute finds that high-quality child care is out of reach for working families across the United States.  In Maryland, child care costs for a 4-year-old are 56.5% of a minimum wage yearly income and 82.7% for infant care.  Research also found that child care costs in Maryland are 116.5% of in-state college tuition for a 4-year-old and 170.6% for infant care.

To view the full report, please click HERE.

To learn more about the Economic Policy Institute, please click HERE.

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