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Child care providers may have to shut down centers, lower wages for their staff, or increase prices for parents when federal funding runs out.

Susie An

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Child care providers may have to shut down centers, lower wages for their staff, or increase prices for parents when federal funding runs out.

Susie An

How the loss of a federal lifeline could change child care in Chicago

A child care crisis is looming as American Rescue Plan funding ends Sept. 30.

Child care providers may have to shut down centers, lower wages for their staff, or increase prices for parents when federal funding runs out.

Susie An

   

The federal government has given nearly a billion dollars of funding to Illinois child care centers over the past two years. That funding will halt at the end of this month, triggering a crisis for child care providers – and the families that depend on them.

Reset gets a look at what the impact could be.

GUESTS: Kaitlin Washburn, Chicago Sun-Times reporter

Tamera Fair, CEO of Premier Child Care Centers

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