Hit hard by pandemic, Louisiana daycares in line for an 'unprecedented' $773M in COVID aid

By Will Sentell and Della Hasselle

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The stimulus bill, called the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, includes about $476 million for the state's child care centers and $297 million to expand access for low-income families, according to The Center for Law and Social Policy.

The money can be used for salaries, rent, maintenance of the facilities, personal protective equipment and COVID-related supplies, the group said.

 

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