Experts say COVID-era investment in child care is a start, not a solution

Since the pandemic, 50 childcare programs in New Hampshire shut down permanently. That’s because childcare centers receive payments based on attendance, not enrollment. To help, states like New Hampshire, and others, created an enrollment-based subsidy models, providing payments. “The enrollment-based subsidy payments have helped ensure that early educators can remain employed and continue receiving a paycheck.”

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