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"We could start to move the needle":

Iowa offers model for fixing Mass. child-care crisis
Release Date: 
October 14, 2023
Boston Globe

Samantha J. Gross, Globe Staff

Iowa's example provides ideas for how Massachusetts can create more affordable childcare. Enter a grant-funded partnership with business where the state is cost-sharing with employers the cost of building and subsidizing childcare centers for their employees. The program reduced the state's child care desserts and has already resulted in 11,000 new slots for childcare.