Consider This: Reporting on Massachusetts' Childcare Crisis

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Here in Massachusetts, the pandemic has pushed an already strained childcare industry to its breaking point. Parents are paying high costs for limited spots while providers work for low pay.

The state's childcare crisis is the subject of a new five-part series by senior education reporter Carrie Jung and the rest of WBUR's education team.

Consider This host Darryl C. Murphy speaks with reporter Carrie Jung about her experience speaking with Massachusetts childcare providers while reporting this series.

This segment aired on June 23, 2022.


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