Democrats Are Trying To Salvage Their Party’s Child Care Initiative
By Jonathan Cohn
One problem with the program is that it reaches only a fraction of the families who meet eligibility guidelines, because the money in it runs out so quickly. The proposed investment would triple the block grant’s funding, according to a new analysis from the Center on Law and Social Policy, allowing it to reach at least 1 million more kids while setting aside funds that providers could use to pay their workers more or to increase their capacity.
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