Portland Offers A Model To Fulfill America’s Broken Promise Of Childcare

By Amanda Freeman and Lisa Dodson


“According to the Center for Law and Social Policy, families below the poverty line who pay privately for childcare typically spend an average of 30% of their income on it. The prohibitive cost of childcare forced several moms we met to compromise on the quality of care, just to ensure their kids were somewhere.”

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