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D.C. Child-care Providers Threatened By Stagnant Subsidies for Poor Kids

February 13, 2013 |
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In a city where infant and toddler care can cost $15,000 to $20,000 a year, the District has not changed the reimbursement rate it pays to child-care providers to care for and educate the children of needy families since 2004.

“If this continues, there’s no way that community-based providers can stay in business,” said Aaron Blake, who runs a child development center in Ward 8 for 280 children from among the poorest families in the District. ...

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