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Early Childhood Funder Collaborative Study Examines the Effects of Child Care on Workforce Productivity

A survey of Connecticut businesses – funded by the Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, of which the Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund is a member – found that the cost and availability of child care were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Access to child care during the pandemic reduced workforce reliability and productivity. The survey also found that…