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Child care is incredibly expensive, especially in California. A new reporting project will dig... more »
posted 07/14/22

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California reimburses providers based on what families can pay, rather than what it costs to provide care. To bridge the gap, providers serving the state’s neediest children must get by on low pay
There’s aid available, but the system can be tough to navigate. Here’s what parents need to know.
The state is supposed to help families afford child care. But few qualify for help, and most of those who do are not being served.