The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

By Heidi Steinour ~ Nation of Change ~ This spike in costs has broad implications, including leading fewer families to have children. The cost of having children in the U.S. has climbed exponentially since the 1960s. So it’s no wonder the growing crop of Democratic presidential candidates have been proposing ways to address or bring down the costs tied to raising a family. Most recently, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she wants to provide…

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