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Where does your child care dollar go? [Interactive tool]

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This resource is an interactive online tool with individual state information. After selecting a state and age level (infant, toddler, or preschool), users can calculate the estimated monthly cost per child attending a center-based program. In addition, options for child care center elements can be chosen to further refine the monthly cost. These elements include teacher-child ratio, teacher salary and benefits, and classroom environment and resources.
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