ChildCare_Comic_Covid_Page_02 - Early Learning Nation


BEFORE THE PANDEMIC, U.S. CHILD CARE WAS ALREADY CONSIDERED BROKEN. The U.S. spent less on child care than any other developed country. Demand for infant care - the costliest care with the lowest teacher ratios - remained high, and spots were in short supply. THEN CAME COVID A drawing of a stack of coins shows that the US spends $500/year vs $14,000/year in other countries (the average country’s investment in kids under 5) Also, an overwhelmed child care worker.

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