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Early care and education cost modeling

This webinar explains the use and benefit of cost modeling for centers of early care and education. It presents a generic cost model, focusing on revenues, expenses, and the factors that vary by quality level, affecting profit and loss. Examples of state cost models are exhibited, with particular focus on a Louisiana model. It also demonstrates the use of resultant calculations from cost modeling in the informing of policy decisions.
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