Day-Care Costs Can Drive a Family Into Poverty Before a Child Reaches Kindergarten

Source: Michelle Chen, Nation, December 7, 2015

The cost of daycare can drive a family into poverty before a child reaches kindergarten, but it’s also likely to impoverish her teacher first. While preschool programs are expanding nationwide, somehow, they cost parents everything while paying teachers nothing simultaneously. And childcare providers are so underfunded overall that the system leaves both teachers and families impoverished….