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Evaluation of effectiveness of subsidized child care program: Report to the 85th Texas Legislature

Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to participate in the workforce or in work-related activities. As reflected in the report, in 2014 approximately 86 percent of TANF parents were able to find employment within 12 months of receiving child care. Additionally, approximately 87 percent of non-TANF parents maintained employment months after receiving child care and experienced an average quarterly wage gain of $569 at the end of the 12-month period. (author abstract)
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United States

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