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Child Care Costs in America. Average Four Year old in child care $3,794 - $10,920 per year Average Infant in child care $4,388 - $14,647 per year. Monthly Child Care Prices Vs. Household Expenses.

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Child care costs in america

Child Care Costs in America


Child care costs in america

Average Four Year old in child care

$3,794 - $10,920 per year

Average Infant in child care

$4,388 - $14,647 per year


Child care costs in america

Monthly Child Care Prices Vs. Household Expenses

West Region Includes: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

(American Community Survey 2006, U.S. Census Bureau)


Child care costs in america

Single Parent!??!

American Community Survey 2006, U.S. Census Bureau.


Child care costs in america

  • What can be done?

  • Reframing- seeing the problem from a variety of perspectives and determining various possible outcomes.

  • Consider Systems Thinking. “Everyday management thinking too often looks for straightforward cause-and-effect relationships in problem solving that ignore the effect on, and feedback from, the entire system” (Zemke, 2001, p.40). Who are these price increases most directly effecting?

  • “Leverage Points”- Small change can produce big results (Zemke, 2001, p.44).


Child care costs in america

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Zemke, R. (2001). Systems thinking: Looking at how systems really work can be enlightening- or a wake-up call.


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