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Column: Women at Work: Good child care takes good care of the economy


April 1, 2003
Economics and Finance
Jilian Mincer
The Kansas City Star

Child care, especially high-quality care, prepares children for school and life and enables parents to work. What most people don’t realize is that it also has a huge impact on the current and future economy of a state, according to a report released in March by the Mid-America Regional Council.