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It Costs More to Send Your Kid to Day Care Than to College

It Costs More to Send Your Kid to Day Care Than to College

The soaring costs of child care have scored a starring role on the campaign trail, with both candidates offering up ways to lower expenses for parents of young children.

A new study shows exactly why this is a hot-button issue. According to a report from the think tank New America, the average cost of full-time daycare for kids four and under has reached $9,589 a year — surpassing the average cost of in-state college tuition, which runs about $9,410.

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