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Child care costs more in 2020, and the pandemic has parents scrambling for solutions

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New data from the Care.com COVID-19 Child Care Survey, which was sent out to assess the pandemic's impact on child care, as well as the seventh annual Care.com Cost of Care Survey, highlights a stark reality for U.S. families. The survey results reveal the substantial financial, familial and professional impacts of child care and help clarify why child care maintains such a strong foothold in decision-making this election year. Here's a look at some of the ways the pandemic and the rising cost of child care are having a significant impact. (author abstract)
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