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A review of child care needs of eligible families in Massachusetts

Date Added to Library: 
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 15:47
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Individual Author: 
Isaacs, Julia
Katz, Michael
Minton, Sarah
Michie, Molly
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Place Published: 
Washington, D.C.
Published Date: 
03/28/2015
Published Date (Date): 
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Year: 
2015
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Abstract: 

This report reviews the need for subsidized child care in Massachusetts. Gaps between need and supply were identified by comparing estimates of children needing care to licensing and subsidy data. Additional information was collected through interviews with experts across the state. The report's findings include gaps for infant and toddler care, children in two of six sub-state regions, and families working nontraditional hours. It also highlighted challenges geographically matching needs and supply and the link between the child care subsidy system and the broader child care market. (author abstract)

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