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News by Topic: Child care

Apr 18, 2023 - According to a 2018 report by the Center for American Progress, about half of the American population lives somewhere with inadequate access to child care. The number goes up to 59% for residents in rural communities. A 2022 study from the Saint Louis Federal Reserve shows that 54% of Missourians live in a place where there are more than three times as many children as there are licensed child care spots.
Source: The Daily Yonder