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Take action with Hope Street Group & Child Care Aware of America
From birth to age 5, children’s brains are developing more quickly than at any other time in life. During this period, children aren’t just learning their letters and numbers; they are also building emotional and social skills. And young children with developed social-emotional skills are more likely to live healthier, successful lives as adults.
A safe, nurturing environment that enriches children’s development is critical to working families and is one of the best investments we can make in our economy. Yet, quality child care is highly cost prohibitive; today, a year of child care costs is higher than a year of in-state tuition at most colleges. ...