Eastern Wake News

July 11, 2014

Child care subsidy changes may shut out low-income families

Close to 12,000 children, the vast majority between 6 and 12 years old, could lose their spots in after-school care once the state budget is finalized. Both House and Senate members say they want to change the way the state determines who qualifies for child care subsidies as a way to ensure that the youngest children from poor families receive help.

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