Universal childcare in Mass. comes with a $5b price tag

Report on state proposal comes as Biden touts big fedl spending boost

WHEN EARLY EDUCATION advocates unveiled an ambitious proposal in February to overhaul the state’s childcare system and provide publicly subsidized universal pre-K, they were missing one major piece of the plan: its cost. On Thursday, the liberal-leaning Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center provided a cost: $5.03 billion in new public spending to serve around 288,000(...)

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