America's 'unworkable' child-care system is failing families, Treasury Department says

America's 'unworkable' child-care system is failing families, Treasury Department says

- The Treasury Department has determined that the nation's child-care system is "unworkable," saying it is plagued by market failures that put quality care out of reach for many families. - In a report Wednesday, Treasury details the struggle many parents face to afford child care, especially as bills pile up before their peak earning years. - Treasury is making the case for increased federal government support for child care as Democrats in Congress work to write a social-spending bill that could total $3.5 trillion. The Treasury Department has determined that the nation's child-care system is "unworkable," saying it is plagued by market failures that put quality care out of reach for many families. In a report to be released Wednesday, Treasury details the struggle many parents face to afford …
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