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How to Shape a Cost Model Happening in Your State or Community

A guide for child care providers to support an existing cost model to help young kids in their communities.

How to Shape a Cost Model Happening in Your State or Community

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re invested in changing child care for the better—for you, children, families, and your community. You probably have lots of questions too: What is this resource about? What is a cost model? Why is my state or community creating a cost model? How will a cost model partnership process help me create positive change? You’re in the right place to explore and shape these answers! This resource is designed for providers like you who want to learn the following:

  • How cost models can help us build sustainable and equitable child care
  • How to engage with your state or community in this important process
  • How to organize with others
  • The collective actions you can take to be a part of the process.
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