The Crisis in Funding for State-Funded Child Development Centers

Back • Publication Date: April 7th, 2005

Authors: Peg Olivera, PhD

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This report demonstrates that diminishing state funding has put child care centers in a fiscal squeeze, threatening the survival of the centers and access to quality child care for Connecticut families. It combines an analysis of state budget cuts in recent years with a survey of state-funded child care centers, examining the impact of these cutbacks.